Tag: discrimination

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Blog WVCAEF January 15, 2023
WV NAACP Day at the Legislature: Shifting the Narrative on MLK, Jr. Day
More on shifting the King Day narrative here from Rev. Ron English, President of the Charleston Branch of the NAACP. You can watch the full NBC News interview with Dr. King here.   More
Issues: discriminationHealthcareInequalityPoverty
Blog WVCAEF January 15, 2023
Advocates Call for Local & Legislative Action, Funding for Community Support Services to Address School Suspension Disparities
In the short term, school suspensions and expulsion contribute to poor academic achievement. Longer term, this trend of low academic achievement feeds the “school-to-prison pipeline” leading to higher rates of incarceration for Black students. More
Issues: discriminationEducationInequalityKids and Families
Blog WVCAEF January 6, 2023
WVDEP Division of Air Quality Public Meeting and Virtual Public Hearing on Union Carbide Ethylene Oxide Permit Renewal
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (WVDEP) Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is holding an in-person public meeting to provide information and answer questions and a virtual public hearing to receive official comments regarding Union Carbide Corporation Institute's draft Title V operating permit renewal for the operation of its Distribution System for Ethylene Oxide, located at 250 Carbide Road, Dunbar, WV. More
Issues: discriminationEnvironmentInequalityPollution
Blog WVCAEF January 4, 2023
Black Policy Day at the Capitol – Feb. 15th
Join the Black Voter Impact Initiative and friends for Black Policy Day at the Capitol on Feb. 15th, 2023! Register at: https://givebutter.com/BPD2023 More
Issues: discriminationInequalityPolicy