“Empowering People: Transforming Lives!”
The goal of the National Trends and Services facet is to increase the number of sustainable and measurable programs, increase collaborative partnerships, and extend our existing initiatives to include communities with the greatest need.
2018-2020 Facet Chair: Gina Hatcher
Voter registration and education remain a catalyst for change, promoting individual and community empowerment.
Legislative Issues & Voter Education
June 2018 – Organized and led voter registration event at Allen AME Church. We collaborated with representatives from Allen AME Church, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Masons, and the Black Panther Party.
May 2018 – Started tracking Starbuck’s efforts to address bias practices exhibited by its workforce through a half-day training session. We compiled the following links:
- training materials (i.e., guidebook, personal notebook, videos) and statements from the company’s leaders – https://starbuckschannel.com/thethirdplace/
- employee feedback about the May 29 training – https://news.starbucks.com/news/closing-stores-opening-hearts-starbucks-partners-share-their-responses
- local news article – https://www.seattletimes.com/business/schultz-calls-anti-bias-training-effort-a-historic-step/
- Information about training architects – Demos http://www.demos.org/press-release/starbucks-training-tackles-racial-bias-demos-launches-series-addressing-dynamics-racis. A joint statement by Demos President Heather McGhee and NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund Principal Sherrilyn Ifill, previewing the training, http://www.demos.org/press-release/sherrilyn-ifill-and-heather-mcghee-respond-preview-starbucks-anti-bias-training
Please revisit this page for future updates.