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 ColorGenerations United Podcast
02/23/21 • 27 min
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 United
Dr. 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 Act
The 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.org
- Toolkit for those working with African American grandfamilies: http://bit.ly/AfricanAmericanGrandfamilies
- Toolkit for those working with Native American grandfamilies: http://bit.ly/NativeGrands
- Generations United: https://gu.org
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