Our National Director Michael Bland shared his thoughts on diversity in elected positions in Blavity.
The 2022 Leaders of Color application is now open through December 17, 2021! Join our community of leaders and changemakers diligently working towards a brighter future.
Spoiler Alert: The answer to this question is a resounding “yes, and we’re doing it every day.” Academically, civic engagement is defined as “working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.” (Excerpted from Civic Responsibility and Higher Education, edited by Thomas Ehrlich, published by Oryx Press, 2000, Preface, page vi.)
In April 2021, we introduced our inaugural National Advisory Board. In this new series of posts, we’re diving in with our board members to learn about their careers, inspirations, and vision for the future.
Our monthly newsletter provides a snapshot of our work to build Black and Latino civic engagement and political power in our communities.