Tag: discrimination

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Blog Cassandra Wiley January 15, 2023
WV NAACP Day at the Legislature: Shifting the Narrative on MLK, Jr. Day
On MLK Day, a call for policies to reduce West Virginia’s disparities (Mountain State Spotlight)   This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, advocates and supporters are working to reframe the King Day narrative and focus on the power of healing. (1/16/23 Update: Video of today’s program and speakers can be viewed here.) More on shifting […] More
Issues: discriminationHealth CareHealthcareInequalityPoverty
Blog Cassandra Wiley January 15, 2023
Advocates Call for Local & Legislative Action, Funding for Community Support Services to Address School Suspension Disparities
In December, WV CAG joined with community partners and allies to host the first in a series of webinars on school suspension disparities and how to address the problem. As Rev. Matthew Watts, Pastor at Grace Bible Church in Charleston and a convener of the Tuesday Morning Group told Black By God and Mountain State […] More
Issues: discriminationEducationInequalityKids and Families
Blog Cassandra Wiley 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, […] More
Issues: discriminationEnvironmentInequalityPollution
Blog Cassandra Wiley 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