SAVE THE DATE... AUGUST 21 6PM CST/ 7PM EST here at ReallyReecyMusic for the "DOPE CHICKS VOTE" virtual concert, with some of the DOPEST CHICKS around... LaTosha R. Brown CASME' Casey Kearney Music Monica Marie Natalia Soul and #CatieTrainor. Live on facebook Click Here to View .
The United States is currently engaged in a time of rebirth, a “great awakening.” Citizens across the world are leading the charge in critical mass against the intolerance of racial injustice. Ignited by the murder of George Floyd, champions from every class, ethnicity, religion and age, as well as leaders in activism, grassroots organizers, and private and public industries are emerging in power and growing in strength. They are bound by their purpose—to hold our country accountable to the standards of what it truly means to be a united nation of one and to demonstrate that Black lives matter. This summer, the Institute of Politics, Center for Public Leadership and WAPPP are convening ‘Teach-Ins’ to help members of our community gain understanding and perspective during this historic moment. Teach-ins transform college and university campuses into political fora in which students, faculty, and community members take collective responsibility for matters of community, national, and global import. Teach-ins originated in the 1960s with the war in [...]
When sharing her dreams for the future, Chloe Mason said, "I would love to dismantle the racism embedded in this nation, to grant children an equitable and anti-racist education. Without an accurate representation of history, there's no way to move forward and create change." While these words pack power, the fact that Chloe is a 17-year-old high school senior makes her statement even more profound. Chloe is too young to have her vote count in the upcoming November election, but she doesn’t let age silence her ability to demand equity and representation. As Senior Teen President of the Greater Essex County (NJ) chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc, Chloe spends her free time leading civic engagement opportunities like reminding people the importance of getting out the vote. Chloe joined fellow voter engagement advocates for the second episode of #Next20, featuring teen activist Dylan Wilkes, Senior Teen Legislative Chair, Greater Essex County, Jack and Jill of America, Inc., as well as established trailblazers [...]