Articles in Community Activism

In the black community the term "community activism" is about people in communities creating opportunities for growth and change with deliberate movement towards ends, which they determine. In the process increasing their critical awareness, knowledge, skills and attitudes.

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by Debbie Conway, Clark County Recorder on September 1, 2021
Debbie Conway has served the public for over 20 years and is currently the Clark County Recorder. She oversees approximately 60 employees and operates on a combined budget of approximately $10 million. ... Read full article
by Bishop Derek A. Rimson on September 1, 2021
Being recognized for his role in our community
by Bishop Derek A. Rimson on September 1, 2021
Quintessentially, on Friday, July 30, 2021, the atmosphere was conducive, and the vibe was electrifying anticipating the entrance of the Bishop-Elect Bill Herbert McDonnell, Junior.... Read full article
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 23, 2021
16 SHOTS: A Review by Joseph C. Abraham
by Joseph C. Abraham on March 23, 2021
I recently watched 16 Shots, a documentary which provides an in-depth look at the 2014 shooting of seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald by Jason Van Dyke of the Chicago Police Department. The shooting took place on October 20, 2014. ... Read full article
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on March 1, 2021
Local Little League Baseball Team | Receives Necessary Equipment
by Dr. Gerald D. Curry on March 1, 2021
The East Palo Alto T-Ball/Pitching Machine is the recent recipient of a much-needed donation of baseball equipment and supplies that will assist this upcoming season. ... Read full article
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on February 22, 2021
Happy Black History Month, Nevada!
by U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford on February 22, 2021
In Washington and Las Vegas, my team is working hard to relieve the burdens that Nevada families have faced over the last year. Over the next few months, my priorities will be simple: crush the coronavirus and get Nevada’s economy back on track.... Read full article
by U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto on September 4, 2020
Lewis’s grace had the power to change the hearts and minds of millions of Americans. In every facet of his career, we saw faith in the power of nonviolence, hope in the face of hate, and determination that by causing ‘good trouble..."... Read full article
by Joseph C. Abraham on September 4, 2020
Mobilizing the Black Vote in 2020
by Joseph C. Abraham on September 4, 2020
“My first task was to assess the political landscape with a racial equity lens,” she remembers being tasked by Nevada Alliance, a donor table that helps to fundraise for Democratic organizations and programs." -Yindra Dixon... Read full article
by Shaundell Newsome on August 16, 2020
How Covid impacts Black-owned Businesses
by Shaundell Newsome on August 16, 2020
Shaundell Newsome states "We’ve been just as hard hit this time around. The pandemic has highlighted the disparities in access to capital through slow and often dysfunctional relief efforts to small, minority-owned firms."... Read full article
by Fikisha Miller, Esq. on July 3, 2020
The Judiciary: A Series on Government in the State of Nevada
by Fikisha Miller, Esq. on July 3, 2020
The Judicial branch of the government is responsible for interpreting the law. While that sounds like a relatively simple task the justice system relies on a multi-leveled court system. ... Read full article
by Congressman Steven Horsford on July 3, 2020
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act is the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, end racial profiling, change the culture of law enforcement, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement...... Read full article
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