Advocacy

Why Racial Justice is Integral to Civic Engagement

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Civic engagement is at the forefront of the 2020 Stand Against Racism. Our priorities include the 2020 census, voter registration, and the 2020 election. As citizens and residents it is crucial to participate in the election as well as the census. Both will shape the future of our communities and the country. The 2020 Census … Read More

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 17, 2020

On the third Monday of January every year, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Many of us have grown up learning about his life, and we often associate him with the words, “I have a dream.”  He’s recognized as one of the greatest leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Though his famous speech was made … Read More

Advocacy Update–Three New Laws and What They’ll Accomplish

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Three important bills that will promote racial and gender equity were signed into law this month. Here’s some background on the bills–what they are, why we support their passing, and what communities will be empowered. Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair Act (also known as the Crown Act) This law makes it … Read More