Black Policy Day 2023
Feb. 15, 2023 was Black Policy Day at the State Capitol. View the Video Black Policy Day in the news: https://blackbygod.org/articles/civics-politics/black-policy-day-gather-advocated-and-lawmakers https://wvpublic.org/black-policy-day-returned-to-the-legislature https://mountainstatespotlight.org/2023/02/15/wv-black-policy-day-racial-disparities-ss/ https://wvcag.org/black-policy-day-at-the-capitol-feb-15th-2/ https://blackbygod.org/articles/civics-politics/black-policy-day-agenda-and-bills https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2926414585792-advocates-call-for-action-to-address-racial-injustices-in-west-virginia?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a7&share_destination_id=MTQzMDE4OTY2LTE2NzY2MDU3OTgzMzI%3D https://firstname.lastname@example.org&di=0061bc2baed47038b8558c642f2631e1 Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNJBpP28C9E https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/video-black-policy-day/video_d0ec5a51-b775-5fd6-b536-0f3134a6e86a.html NAACP live stream of lunch: https://www.facebook.com/NAACPWV/videos/964988437736193 Photos: https://westvirginialegislature.zenfolio.com/p974579498 https://ashotoflee.shootproof.com/BlackPolicyDay Headshots: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UO5P2C0axllJVtbDxXT8Eq2iW_pHYLOD Misc. Phone pics: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1LLKoI7vjbSZxn75h_NlDAkix98MjjGxN?usp=sharing Photo Gallery
Black Voter Initiative Impact WV 1-31-2023
Food & Health
We’ll share resources for improving minority health and nutrition, discuss how communities are combatting food deserts, and address the impact of pre- and post-natal care and risks surrounding maternal and infant mortality.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE & ECONOMICS
This webinar will address how the criminal justice system impacts the rights of formerly and currently incarcerated individuals, and we’ll share resources for Black and minority business owners.
EDUCATION & ENVIRONMENT
We’ll discuss the broader legislation to address the disparate impact of school suspensions on Black and minority student and share information on environmental concerns that affect our communities.
Black Policy Breakfast & Day of Action Black Policy Day
Black Policy Breakfast & Day of Action Black Policy Day started at the Four Points by Sheraton in Charleston, WV. Read more about this historic event on BlackByGod.org
WE CREATED HISTORY!!!!
WE CREATED HISTORY!!!! On February 11, 2022, we made history at the State Capitol by hosting “Black Policy Day.” The event brought tears of joy to attendees as many attendees had never attended a Black-led and centered advocacy day at the Capitol. Balck Policy Day included lawmakers, national and state organizations, community members, and Black-owned businesses like Phat Daddy’s […]
Young Gifted and Black West Virginia Policymakers 2022
A virtual conference with young, gifted, and Black policymakers.
Coalition Convenes Black-Led Policy Advocacy Event
West Virginia Public Broadcasting | By Randy Yohe [Original Post] Published February 15, 2022 at 3:21 PM EST LINK TO ORIGINAL POST Black West Virginians say their contributions and needs are not widely known or appreciated by the media or in legislative policy making. In 2022 they are doing more than just speaking out. In the capitol […]
History & Hope
Read BBGs Special Black History & Legislative Edition [Original Post] Feb. 15, 2022 at 3:48 p.m. GMT-5 — Updated Feb. 15, 2022 at 4:28 p.m. GMT-5 LINK TO ORIGINAL POST