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CIVIL RIGHTS & VOTING IN TN

The Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is hosting a public online panel discussion on Wednesday, April 13 at 11am-1pm CT as the first in a series of briefings about SB 8005.

This week's briefing will provide background and context on SB 8005 and its impact on voting rights in the state. 

Briefing agenda:

  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Panel Presentations & Committee Questions
  • Open Public Comment
  • Adjournment

The public is encouraged, but not required, to register to provide public comment. The Committee will issue findings and recommendations to the Commission after all testimony has been received.

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE BRIEFING
TEA PLATES RAISE OVER $69,000
Y'all come through as the real MVPs again! 

We greatly appreciate the way you pre-ordered our special-TEA license plates and told your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors and more about this campaign. 

Because of your support, we reached 1,974 pre-orders and raised $69,100 that will fuel our work to build multi-level Black power and impact communities across Tennessee through advocacy, education and mobilization.
BWEW: SUMMIT & BRUNCH 
Save the dates and secure your tickets for the third annual Black Women's Empowerment Weekend on Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 at The Fairgrounds Nashville.

The two-day event will feature the Summit on Saturday and Brunch on Sunday. Both days are sure to be power packed with inspiration and celebration so yes, you should definitely to be there!

Tell your brother's girlfriend, aunt, lash tech, and 'nem to head to www.theequityalliance.org/women for:
  • Individual Tickets
    • VIP Package - $300
    • Early Bird Weekend Pass - $135
    • Early Bird Brunch Ticket - $85
    • Early Bird Summit Ticket - $60
    • Pay It Forward Ticket - $100
  • Summit Vendorship powered by the Nashville Black Market
    • Vendor booth with a table and two chairs
    • Printed business nameplate
    • Listing in the printed program
    • Social media promotion
       
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
BECOME A SUMMIT VENDOR
PURCHASE YOUR EARLY BIRD BWEW 2022 TICKETS
LESS TALK. MORE ACTION.
When it comes to building unapologetic, independent Black political, economic and civic power there's no doubt that local, regional and statewide involvement is essential.

That's why our volunteer TEAm hosts monthly orientations to give statewide supporters like you the opportunity to connect and mobilize in the areas where you live, work and thrive. 

Our volunteers share their time to support events and actions including: 
  • Voter registration
  • Voting is Lit parties
  • Phone and text banks
  • Community canvassing
Register to join us for next week's virtual orientation on Tuesday, April 19 at 7-8pm CT.
RSVP FOR THE 4/19 VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
Are you interested in volunteering for the Black Women's Empowerment Weekend and/or Juneteenth?
Let us know by contacting Tamika White.
JUNETEENTH IS COMING

Plans are underway for another year of Black on Buchanan, our Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18 in North Nashville featuring: 

  • Live music and performances
  • Food
  • Family fun
  • Vendors
  • Community resources

Clear your calendar because this is the place to be!

INVEST IN THE EQUITY ALLIANCE
The Equity Alliance unapologetically builds independent Black political and economic power. We educate, empower, and mobilize people to take action and keep our government in check.

Based in Nashville, TN, we are a statewide 501(c)(3) nonpartisan and non-profit organization and unrelenting force that advocates for equitable opportunities and systems that improve the quality of life for Black people. Authenticity and innovation fuel our approach to equip citizens with tools and strategies to fully participate in civic processes and champion solutions to issues that affect their daily lives.

 
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