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Shining a Light in Dark Places: Raising Up the Work of Southern Women of Color in the Food System View

Shining a Light in Dark Places: Raising Up the Work of Southern Women of Color in the Food System

CSI Food Equity Fellow Shorlette Ammons weaves together her personal story, U.S. history, and insight from Southern women of color working in food justice to show how we can achieve equitable food systems change.

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Diverse Coalition Supports ‘Shared Renewables’ Program for Expanding Renewable Energy Access to Low Income New Yorkers

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rosalind Jackson Phone: 415-817-5061; Email: rosalind@votesolar.org Diverse Coalition Supports ‘Shared Renewables’... Read more > View all press Releases >

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On Charleston

Similar to the 16th Street Church bombing which happened during a time of direct action within the Civil Rights Movement, the Charleston, the South Carolina church shooting happened at a time when leaders of color are demanding that #BlackLivesMatter—from Ferguson to Baltimore to McKinney and cities and towns across America. Fear of Black uprising, especially during a time when the nation is experiencing rapid racial demographic change, continues to fuel people like Dylann Roof.

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Envisioning Racial Equity – A Q+A with Deepa Iyer

Today, census projections show that by 2042, people of color will constitute the majority in the United States. What does a fight for racial equity look like given shifting racial demographics? Joining CSI to engage with this question is CSI Senior Fellow Deepa Iyer. Deepa brings years of experience in racial justice, specifically working with Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities. Get to know her here.

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Envisioning Racial Equity – A Q+A with Deepa Iyer View

A Message from Deepa Iyer, CSI Senior Fellow

I am thrilled to announce that I will be joining the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) as a Senior Fellow this June. At a time when the American racial landscape is in a state of rapid transformation due to demographic changes and immigration patterns, I am excited to work with CSI to identify how we can build racial equity and multiracial solidarity through place-based, cross-sector solutions.

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A Message from Deepa Iyer, CSI Senior Fellow View