Black Policy Day 2023

Feb. 15, 2023 was Black Policy Day at the State Capitol. View the Video Black Policy Day in the news:   Videos: NAACP live stream of lunch:   Photos: Headshots: Misc. Phone pics: 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.


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.


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


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