Community Engagement

Lessons from My Journey (a call to action)

In this past election, the 2020 general election, I had a special opportunity to observe my Nebraska communities, from a very unique viewpoint. As a Democrat, African American, in a predominately Republican state, and as a candidate (US Senate), whose candidacy spanned a short 50 days, raised less than $5,000.00, and failed to have the …

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Attack ads and big spending don’t get to the real world underlying political campaigns

For the 2020 general election campaign, I had a special opportunity to observe my Nebraska communities from a unique viewpoint. As an African American Democrat in a predominately Republican state and as an emergency U.S. Senate candidate for a brief 50 days, raising less than $5,000 and lacking adequate time to create a campaign structure, …

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Preston Love Jr. featured in the documentary, One Vote! — a small film about a big topic, American Democracy.

Watch the film, One Vote, on your favorite streaming service. https://www.onevote.us/watch-now One Vote is a small film about a big topic: American democracy. ​ At a moment of unprecedented cynicism about the political process, One Vote bears hopeful witness to the humanity and rich diversity of American voters, and to the unsung stories that comprise …

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BVM Virtual Tour, Sept 19th sponsored by 4Urban.org

Register 4Urban.org’s Black Votes Matter (BVM) Virtual Black History Tour is based on the nationally recognized and highly acclaimed BVM Face-to-Face Black History Tour. The BVM Virtual tour is planned for Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 10:00 A.M., for an informative and stimulating two hour experience including a nationally renowned speaker (to be announced). This …

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A Clear Vision: Looking at Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Today – A Conversation with Author Preston Love, Jr

On July 28, 2020 in coordination with Jefferson Educational Society , acclaimed author, professor, and activist Preston Love, Jr. will discuss the follow-up book to his groundbreaking “Economic Cataracts: A Chronicle of Efforts to Remove the Obstacles of Urban Community Engagement and Economic,” and will explore the unique approach to building Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion …

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