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I Am Not Alright

Hello Allies. As many of you know, on May 18th, when I was set to host a Together SC call with Congressman Cunningham to discuss South Carolina’s plans to reopen the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an Internet troll disrupted the call. Those on the call were exposed to sexually explicit...


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Video-Conferencing - Getting it Right

Dear Allies As many of you know, a recent call with Congressman Cunningham was "zoom-bombed." Despicable images, words and sounds were shared. Fortunately, this happened while we were admitting folks to the call and before the program started. Regardless, we know the content was harmful and...


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As South Carolina recovers, lets make equity a priority

Published May 20, 2020 in The Post and Courier By Melanie Huggins and Sherrie Snipes-Williams As Gov. Henry McMaster, accelerateSC and leaders across our beloved state continue to tackle the daunting task of reopening and rebuilding our economy, we and the Together SC network of nonprofit...


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How SC could help minority businesses

Published in The Greenville News, on May 20, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the health, social fabric and economies of our communities, our country, and in fact the world. Two very powerful revelations have occurred: The virus is having a disproportionate effect on communities of color...


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Census 2020: A Policy Issue We Can All Support!

APRIL 1, 2020 is Census Day. What are you doing to prepare? Before I begin, please note that this blog post is not meant to make its reader proficient on all things Census. My purpose is simply to share that no matter how daunting the task is of achieving a complete and accurate count of all...


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