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

Historical Black Policy Day Of Action At West Virginia State Capitol

“Tell your stories because your story is your glory, in it is your truth.” ~ Delegate Walker [Original Posting] Feb. 16, 2022 at 6:48 p.m. GMT-5 — Updated Feb. 17, 2022 at 11:41 a.m. GMT-5 LINK TO ORIGINAL POST By Haadiza Ogwude “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce […]

Groundwork Community

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US Rep. Ayanna Soyini Pressley

United State Representative Ayanna Soyini Pressley is down for the fight! #LetBuildBetter


Several local West Virginians in DC surrounding Senator Manchin’s yacht to give him a little push for tomorrow’s vote! #DontSinkWV