Items filtered by date: December 2010
Wednesday, 08 December 2010 14:34

CEA: More Target Jobs for East End Residents

Joined by about 30 of his employees, Community Empowerment Association founder Rashad Byrdsong stopped cars, blocked intersections and called for more Black jobs during a vocal protest at the Target store construction site in East Liberty. "We demand Target immediately begin to invest in workforce development and training for community residents by partnering with those community-based agencies that have experience and rapport with the community that it serves," he shouted through a...
Published in Blog
Our theme today – Our call to action – is “Peace, Justice & Empowerment” – a call to action by community engagement and taking it to the streets. In order to achieve an objective analysis of our current conditions, we have to trace the social developmental patterns and dynamics that have given form, shape and substance to behaviors we see being played out in our communities. The fruit is the by-product of the tree, but it’s the tree that produces the fruit. There are many factors that...
Published in Community Organizing
Billboard Dedication Commemorating the Life of Terrance Sands Wednesday, December 8, 2010 The Peace Alliance Network is announcing a Billboard Dedication ceremony commemorating the life of Terrance Sands to be held Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 4:30 – 5:00 pm. The ceremony will take place at the billboard located near the Onala Recovery Club - 1625 West Carson Street and before the entrance to the incline. The billboard is a gift from the Levi Jeans Corporation. Ms Delores...
Published in Community Organizing