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Former Community Change Taconic Distinguished Fellow Sophia Bracy Harris Embarks on a New Journey with her Soon-to-be Published Memoir

by Sophia Bracy Harris

…of my supporters in that effort were the Children’s Defense Fund and Community Change. My leadership as a Black woman grows In the 1980s, Pablo Eisenberg, then President of Community

Becoming Civically Engaged

by Topacio Marrero

…the New Florida Majority. There, we are a group of like-minded people discussing community issues and work together on finding solutions with community members. Being a part of these groups…

Afro-Dominicans Dismantling Anti-Blackness

by Topacio Marrero

…I’m proud to see my community joining together to demand change. I can’t say I feel the same pride when I enter certain Dominican spaces. Time and time again I’m…

the Other Pandemic

by Maya Boddie

…department handled the situation in the “least transparent and most aggravating way possible.” Local activists like Marijuana Justice founder, Chelsea Higgs Wise, has advocated for community control for years. “We’re…

Because…

by Ayanna Albertson

…resources in their community. I only thought of myself, not even realizing that I, too, am affected. Now that I am older, a part of the working class, and more…

‘The Undocumented Americans’ Captures the Reality of a Community Living in Fear

by Topacio Marrero

You’d be hard pressed to find a meaningful literary platform for undocumented immigrants who work as day laborers, housekeepers, deliverymen, construction workers or students to share their raw and complex…

End the militarization of police and use of force against people, just like Barr wrongly did

by Community Change Action

…Gray. All Black individuals who were assassinated by police forces without consequences. Community Change was born into the heartbreak that followed the death of Kennedy as his living legacy to…

Americans Are Ready to Make Housing for All a Reality

by Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

…facing. There is a national desire to radically rethink housing. Findings recently collected by Community Change for a Housing Justice Narrative Initiative show a vast commitment to major reform. Ninety-two…

This year, be a child care voter, our future depends on it

by Sharisse Tracey

…cover the expense. We as parents want our children to flourish, and in turn our communities will prosper. Hence, as a community, we must support affordable, high quality, accessible and…

“They’re killing me. I can’t breathe.”

by Sharisse Tracey

…a nearby neighborhood of Hasidic Jewish people gathered by the hundreds, many unmasked for a funeral to bury a beloved member of their community who received a virtual slap on…

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