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Joint Center #DayofEquity – Voting Rights

The Joint Center believes a #DayofEquity in voting rights looks like reducing wait times to vote in Black & Latino communities, modernizing voter registration, expanding early voting, fairly allocating resources, adding new voting resources, and recording wait time data.

Tamara Draut’s #DayofEquity

Tamara talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like.

When Education Spending Outpaces Prison Spending

For John, a #DayofEquity will be possible when education gets prioritized ahead of expanding prisons. Read our policy recommendations related to education and criminal justice reform here: http://dayofequity.org/nationalfamilyplatform/

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray’s vision for a #DayofEquity

Sen. Patty Murray of WA talks about what a just and equitable day would look like.

Affordable Child Care is Part of a #DayofEquity

Michael Phalen shares a vision for a just and equitable day.

John’s #DayofEquity

John Jameson shares his vision for an inclusive #DayofEquity. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like… Continue Reading John’s #DayofEquity

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano’s Vision for a #DayofEquity

U.S. Congressman Mark Takano of California talks about what a just and equitable day would look like.

A #DayofEquity Includes Great Schools for All Students

Richard Allen Smith’s vision for a #DayofEquity includes great schools for all students. Watch, then take a look at our education policy recommendations here: http://dayofequity.org/nationalfamilyplatform/

A #DayofEquity with Reliable Public Transportation

Watch Tory’s vision for a #DayofEquity. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like to you?” we’re… Continue Reading A #DayofEquity with Reliable Public Transportation

My #DayofEquity: No More Predatory Lending

To Alex Lawson of Social Security Works, a just and equitable day could happen when families have protections that keep them out of the debt trap. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for… Continue Reading My #DayofEquity: No More Predatory Lending

Chris talks about a #DayofEquity

For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like to you?” we’re asking people to share their vision… Continue Reading Chris talks about a #DayofEquity

Ryan Collins talks about a #DayofEquity

For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like to you?” we’re asking people to share their vision… Continue Reading Ryan Collins talks about a #DayofEquity

Education Without Financial Burden

Azella Humetewa’s #DayofEquity would be a day when all students have an opportunity to pursue higher education. Humetewa is the operations coordinator at the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque.

Reed Adair Bobroff talks about a #DayofEquity

This video is in Navajo and English. Reed Adair Bobroff, a Yale University Gordon Grand fellow, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like. To Reed, an equitable and just day is when our entertainment is a reflection of our real world.

Milagros Talks About Justice and Equity

Milagros, a staff member of Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health in Boston, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like.

Carol McDonald’s Day of Equity

Watch Carol McDonald talk about what a #DayofEquity would look like at Netroots Nation.

Ethan Miller’s Day of Equity

Ethan Miller of Jobs With Justice talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a… Continue Reading Ethan Miller’s Day of Equity

Educator Leroy Silva Talks About a Day of Equal Access to Health Care

Leroy Silva, the junior/senior dean at the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like. Silva is from the Pueblo of Laguna in New Mexico.

Russell Roybal of the National LGBTQ Task Force: A Day Without Fear

Russell Roybal, the deputy executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like.

Luz Vega-Marquis, Marguerite Casey Foundation

Luz Vega-Marquis, President and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation talks about her #DayofEquity and how she imagines a just and equitable society for all, beginning with restoring voting rights to the formerly incarcerated. Continue Reading Luz Vega-Marquis, Marguerite Casey Foundation

Selena Zelaya, college student

A day when everyone is treated as equal and not by the color of their skin is a Day of Equity for Selena.

DayofEquity Trailer

Introduction to the #DayofEquity

Alicia Garza, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Black Lives Matter

A Day of Equity to Alicia is a day when domestic workers who care for the people we love the most are cared for fully.

Alberto Retana, Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

A Day of Equity for Alberto will happen when universal rights benefit all people equally and when all communities feel comfortable, safe and represented in the democratic process.

Anabella Bastida – Council of Mexican Federations

A Day of Equity for Anabella Bastida means justice, it means that our working families have the resources to feed their families. Equity for our working families means liberty to travel without the fear of being deported.

Josh Healey: Writer, Performer and Creative Activist

What is a Day of Equity? For Josh, a Day of Equity includes free education, free health care and free people.

Jose Luis Marantes, Florida Immigrant Coalition

For Jose, a Day of Equity would be a day when all will be treated equally and viewed by their contributions to society, not by their legal status.

Devona Robertson, COPE

A Day of Equity for Devona looks like a day when all the organizations present at Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Regional Grantee Meeting in San Diego do not have to exist.

Maria Luiz, Inner City Struggle

Un día de la equidad para Maria , sería tener la oportunidad , como padre , para defender los derechos de sus hijos y de otros estudiantes de Los Ángeles.

Amber Cyphers Stephens, San Diego Equal Voice Network Weaver

A Day of Equity to Amber is a day when everyone enjoys the great city of San Diego.

Sally Lew, Equal Voice Southern California Families Network Weaver

A Day of Equity to Sally Lew is a day when everyone get quality education, healthcare services, and issues as mass incarceration and homelessness have been eliminated.