28 minutes | Feb 23, 2021

Episode 16: Dr. Anita Rogers on How the Intergenerational Field Can Be More Inclusive and Effective in Engaging and Elevating Voices and Initiatives of People of Color

Dr. Anita Rogers has been involved with the delivery of education, civil rights, human services, reentry programming, violence prevention, victim assistance and mental health in various capacities. As a development consultant, she has raised millions of dollars to help nonprofit and government agencies provide services to underserved populations, especially people of color. She now serves as a senior fellow at Generations UnitedDr. Rogers joined Generations United's Executive Director Donna Butts for a discussion on civil rights work, how the activist landscape has changed, and the similarities between Black Power and Black Lives Matter. Resources mentioned in the show: The Official Campaign of the CROWN Acthttps://www.thecrownact.comThe CROWN Act stands for “Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” created in 2019 to ensure protection against discrimination based on race-based hairstyles by extending statutory protection to hair texture and protective styles such as braids, locs, twists, and knots in the workplace and public schools. Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH): https://asalh.orgToolkit for those working with African American grandfamilies: http://bit.ly/AfricanAmericanGrandfamiliesToolkit for those working with Native American grandfamilies: http://bit.ly/NativeGrandsGenerations United: https://gu.org Support the show (https://generationsunited.wufoo.com/forms/support-generations-united/)
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