ACE Founder Talks with State Senator Ellman on H.B. 3653

ACE Founder Beverly George hosted a Facebook Live conversation with Illinois State Senator Laura Ellman (D-21) about Illinois H.B. 3653, the criminal justice and law enforcement legislation, on 2/4/21.

 

What Can We Do to Be Allies?

Read ACE Leader Beverly George’s Speak Out, Where Do We Go From Here?, for action items, including advocating for Vote by Mail to decrease voter suppression, encouraging criminal justice system reform, and filling out your Census 2020 so communities get the funds they deserve.

Tell Congress to protect black-owned businesses at the Color of Change.org.

Learn about The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.

Read about the beginnings of slavery in the United States through the 1619 Project, an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.

Learn about filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s LEAP Project and watch her criminal justice documentary, “13th.”

Read Jennifer Eberhardt’s Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do.

Read Stacey Abram’s blueprint to end voter suppression, Our Time is Now.


What’s the Current Status of the Equal Rights Amendment? 

Read more here. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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