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Crown Act

This piece illustrates the intimacy that comes with hair care and the role it plays in Black American culture. At the focal point of the image is the mother whose hands intricately braid her child’s hair, the grandmother figure...

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Protect Trans Kids

This #TransDayofVisibility, let's show up for all the trans youth in our lives and let them know: we see you, we love you and we'll protect you. #TDOV

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Imagine A World Where We All Count

Each of us counts and we all deserve healthcare, education, and many other programs whose funding is determined by the Census.

Share this art to remind your friends, family and community that we all need to complete the Census...

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La Ley CROWN de Oregón

La Ley CROWN hace que sea ilegal discriminar a las personas de raza negra que usan trenzas, rizos, espirales (twists), nudos o peinados protectores (incluyendo una envoltura para la cabeza/cabello en el lugar de trabajo y en las escuelas...

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The Oregon CROWN Act

This two-page document explains how the Crown Act protects Black Oregonians from hair discrimination at school and in the workplace.

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Reproductive Healthcare Success Guide

This resource was developed in close collaboration with community partners, clinicians, and birth workers in Doña Ana, McKinley, and Santa Fe Counties. The guide outlines some of the critical aspects future providers, funders, and other institutions must consider as...

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