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Donovon Lynch family launches foundation for social and economic justice

The Donovon Wayne Lynch Foundation for Social and Economic Justice offers scholarships to students who hope to improve communities. NORFOLK, Virginia – Donovon Lynch’s family are pushing for police reform in Virginia Beach and beyond. On Thursday, the Donovon Wayne Lynch Foundation for Social and Economic Justice hosted its inaugural events at Norfolk State University. […]

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5 Ways MacKenzie Scott’s $ 8.5 Billion Commitment to Social and Economic Justice is a Model for Other Donors

The author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on June 15, 2021 that it and her husband Dan Jewett had given US $ 2.7 billion to 286 organizations, including universities, arts organizations and other non-profit organizations. This was her third such announcement since she first publicly discussed her intentions to donate in May 2019. Scott has […]

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On the Politics of Chamba and the Pursuit of Economic Justice | Malawi Nyassa Times

The inviting words were encapsulated in the Chakwera Super hi5 political campaign plan; “Thrive together. “ These, ladies and gentlemen, are not just words. It was a statement of extreme intent, a holy grail of all campaign promises and the quintessential mantra of the epitome of Tonse’s change agenda. And if I’m not mistaken, that […]

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Delivering economic justice through the Court of Substitutes

In the 21st century, the American dream remains elusive to people of color, immigrants, and low-income families, due to the systemic racism that has prevailed throughout the history of our society – especially within the justice system. Equal protection under the law begins with judicial representation that reflects the communities we serve, ensuring that our […]

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New SLDC Director Seeks to Bring Economic Justice to Saint-Louis | Local News

Neal Richardson assumes new role July 1 Neal Richardson works for economic justice. The new executive director of the St Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) will take over at the end of June and says residents can expect to see more community engagement to strengthen neighborhoods and economically move the whole city forward. SLDC is a […]

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New Director of St. Louis Development Corporation Says Economic Justice is Priority

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones on Thursday appointed Neal Richardson as the new executive director of the St. Louis Development Corporation. Richardson will take up his post at the end of the month, replacing longtime director Otis Williams, who announced his intention to retire last year. American St. LouisNeal Richardson is the new executive director […]

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“Can we say economic justice? Said Malaki Seku Amen.

“Can we say economic justice? Malaki Seku Amen told his partners as they stood on the western steps of the California Capitol last Monday. Malaki Seku Amen is the Executive Director of California Urban Partnership, a Sacramento-based organization that works to create economic opportunity for communities of color. Seku Amen stands in solidarity with the […]

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Community leaders organize rally around equal pay and economic justice

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – A rally was held in Philadelphia around equal pay and economic justice. The event happened on Friday in the 5500 block of Germantown Avenue, near Market Square Park and the Uncle Bobbies Bookstore. It’s part of a nationwide bus tour to bridge the racial wealth gap in the United States. This rally […]