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Elections 2022: Leaders of Color Win Seats in Memphis

Following an impressive slate of wins in the May primaries in Shelby County, Tennessee, we are thrilled to announce that four Leaders of Color have officially won their County Commission seats! ‍

August 5, 2022
Elections 2022: Leaders of Color Win Seats in Memphis

Following an impressive slate of wins in the May primaries in Shelby County, Tennessee, we are thrilled to announce that four Leaders of Color have officially won their County Commission seats! ‍

August 5, 2022
Getting - and Keeping! - Black Educators in the Classroom

People of color represent about 40 percent of the population and 50 percent of students. While the Latino and Asian-American teacher workforce is growing, the share of Native American and Black teachers in the workforce is actually in decline. We need to help more educators of color stay in the classroom.

July 26, 2022
2022 Election Wins in New York!  

On June 28, 2022, New York City residents voted for four Leaders of Color to represent them in leadership positions across the city! We are proud to congratulate Clarisa Alayeto, Yadhira Gonzalez-Taylor, Malynda Rascoe, and Ramdat Singh for their wins! We look forward to more wins and greater representation for our communities, families, and children.

July 20, 2022
Leaders of Color Represent Historic Gains in Political Representation

Leaders of Color achieve historic wins in Memphis and Louisiana in 2022. 

Leaders of Color Alumni Profile: Asya Howlette

The Leaders of Color program launched in 2018 to elevate the tremendous talent of community-based leaders of color. Since then, 116 leaders have emerged from the program ready to bring change to their communities. Meet Asya Howlette - a Leaders of Color alum from our class of 2020 in New Orleans. 

Big Election Wins for Leaders of Color in Memphis!

On May 3, 2022, Shelby County, TN residents voted for three Leaders of Color to represent them on the County Commission. We are proud to have endorsed and supported these leaders who are poised to make a difference in their communities!

Leaders of Color Alumni Profile: Tim Green, Jr.

Meet Tim Green, Jr.! Tim graduated in 2018 from Leaders of Color, Memphis.

March 7, 2022
Welcome Terrell Wilson - Alumni Engagement Coordinator!

Welcome Terrell Wilson, Alumni Engagement Coordinator!

February 28, 2022

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