There is no one, “right” path forward, and we’re making no claims that our route forward is better than anyone else’s. What is right, unequivocally, is the acknowledgment that we can do better, and the willingness to try. Here, we are documenting our own journey to become more aware and inclusive. It holds us accountable, keeps us active and opens up possibility.

Speaker Series: Dr. Willie Griffin on Juneteenth and Emancipation Day

In advance of the upcoming holiday, Luquire held a virtual open house June 3 and invited Dr. Willie Griffin, Staff Historian at the ...

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Learning from leaders of the past, present and future

While we firmly believe Black History Month is 365 days long, February’s national observance inspired us to dive deep and learn from ...

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Voices of Justice: Linda Lockman-Brooks, President of Lockman-Brooks Marketing Services and Charlotte Civic Leader

This post is part of a series in which LGA interviews a community leader and discusses their journey with ...

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Voices of Justice: Dr. Monique Perry-Graves, Campus Operating Officer and Associate Vice President at York Technical College

This is the first post in a series in which LGA will interview community leaders and discuss their journeys with racial justice and equity in ...

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RJE January Meeting Recap

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY

"The holiday must be substantive as well as symbolic. It must be more than a day of celebration … Let this holiday be a day of reflection, a ...

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Ending the year, not the fight: Holding each other accountable into 2021

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Book Discussion: Four perspectives to inform our own

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Reflect, give thanks, keep working

With the launch of this blog last month, LGA’s Racial Justice and Equity Task Force crossed one big to-do off its plate, and we began November ...

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REI Training: Insight to shape action

The efforts of our task force’s education committee kicked off Oct. 1, when we were fortunate enough to have an agency-wide training session ...

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