The 2022 Dream Corps at Lollapalooza Ambassador Program
Dream Corps
by Maya
1y ago
(Subject to updates) Dream Corps at Lollapalooza Ambassador Program  Lollapalooza is committed to supporting organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for generations to come. For the first year at Lollapalooza, Dream Corps is providing Ambassadors at the Festival to promote its mission. Read this program overview and sign up to apply as an Ambassador for the Dream Corps team at the Festival.  The Dream Corps Mission Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future wi ..read more
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Tell Iowa Senators Ernst & Grassley: Co-Sponsor the EQUAL Act
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by Liz Solorio
1y ago
CLICK TO ADD YOUR NAME Dear Ranking Member Grassley and Senator Ernst, On behalf of the undersigned, who are voters, and leading civil rights and criminal justice organizations in the state of Iowa, we write in strong support of the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act. (S. 79). We enthusiastically urge you to cosponsor this bill and work to move it through the Senate Judiciary Committee without delay. Your commitment to criminal justice reforms has not gone unnoticed and your support of the EQUAL Act will be integral in advancing bipartisan drug sentencing refo ..read more
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Dream Corps Green For All and Google Partner Announce Scholarship Recipients to Increase Diversity in the Clean Energy Sector
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by brooke.durham
1y ago
15 Black and Brown individuals are one step closer to pursuing their green dreams by starting or advancing clean energy careers Miami, FL – Dream Corps Green For All, Google.org, and Google Nest announced the first cohort of recipients for the first-ever Green For All Clean Energy Scholarship this morning at Black Future Weekend – Dream Corps’ annual event to diversify the tech industry by connecting tech companies directly to communities of color. These scholarships will not only expand sustainable innovation that addresses climate change – which disproportionately impacts Black and Brown co ..read more
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Black Future Weekend Miami 2023: Save the date!
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by Emmanuel Mammah
1y ago
Black Future Weekend is Dream Corps TECH’s annual conference to convene thought leaders, influencers, subject matter experts, and the community for an interactive experience to prepare the Black community for the technologically heightened future and how tech will affect key facets of life across all industries.  Join us on June 23rd-25th for 3 days of culturally relevant panels, forums, and lifestyle events that will shift the landscape of tech.  Sign up to get the latest news and be the first to know when registration for Black Future Weekend 2023 is open! Not ? Cli ..read more
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Black Future Weekend Photo Contest: Win an Upgraded VIP Pass to Sunday Brunch
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by Maya
1y ago
Black Future Weekend Photo Contest Visit blackfutureweekend.com for details and session descriptions. Be a part of a legacy cultivating future leaders and entrepreneurs to create a pipeline of diverse talent that will shift the culture of the tech sector. The Giveaway ends on 16 June, 2022 at 11:59 PM AET. Winners will be notified on 17 June, 2022. The post Black Future Weekend Photo Contest: Win an Upgraded VIP Pass to Sunday Brunch appeared first on Dream Corps ..read more
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Legislators from across the South and Political Spectrum Unite on Environmental Issues
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by brooke.durham
1y ago
First-annual Southern Regional Environmental Legislators Conference fosters bi-partisan dialogue on energy, transportation, and equity NC Senator Natalie Murdock introduces GA State Sen. Nan Orrock and NC State Rep. Pricey Harrison as they prepare to speak to past successes passing bipartisan environmental legislation. Atlanta, GA – On May 20th and 21st, 80 state and local leaders from across the South gathered in Atlanta for the first-annual Southern Regional Environmental Legislators Conference, hosted by Dream Corps Green For All, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, and EVHyb ..read more
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Justice40: Progress, Opportunity, and Accountability
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by Torie Soriano
1y ago
Every neighborhood deserves a healthy environment. It’s past time to make this true in lower-income areas. Take care of our climate and environment and people, too. – Supporter from Baltimore, MD Why is Justice40 so important? Last January, the White House made history by launching Justice40 – a whole-of-government commitment to deliver at least 40 percent of the overall federal climate and clean energy benefits to disadvantaged communities. The Justice40 Initiative has the power to transform urban and rural communities across the country that have historically been left out of the transitio ..read more
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Justice40: Progress, opportunity, and accountability
Dream Corps
by Torie Soriano
1y ago
Why is Justice40 so important? Last January, the White House made history by launching Justice40 – a whole-of-government commitment to deliver at least 40 percent of the overall federal climate and clean energy benefits to disadvantaged communities. The Justice40 Initiative has the power to transform urban and rural communities across the country that have historically been left out of the transition to a clean energy economy. It can address decades of environmental injustices, ensure a just transition in rural communities with coal economies, and connect frontline workers to good green jobs ..read more
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Win a Ticket to Black Future Weekend in Miami!
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by Maya
1y ago
Black Future Weekend Ticket Giveaway The post Win a Ticket to Black Future Weekend in Miami! appeared first on Dream Corps ..read more
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Commit to Call for EQUAL!
Dream Corps
by Emmanuel Mammah
1y ago
Sign up to join our call-in day! Join us Monday, May 23rd, 2022 for the National EQUAL Act Call-in Day! Sign up to help drive thousands of calls to the Senate.  What’s the difference between powder and crack cocaine? There is none, but being arrested with a small amount of crack will get you the same sentence as if you had 18 times as much cocaine. This disparity is unjust, nonsensical, and racist. And it must end. That’s why Dream Corps JUSTICE, the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), and FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums) are working together to end this sentencing gap b ..read more
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