In this week’s Black History Month segment, we highlighted Initiative 77, a voter-approved ballot initiative to phase out the minimum wage exemption for tipped employees.
On November 10, 2020, the DC City Council unanimously passed the potentially transformative racial equity legislation, the REACH Act, adding its name to the growing list of cities and counties across the country seeking to use legislation to address long-standing racial disparities.
Bread for the City releases a statement on Joe Biden winning the presidential election.
Bread for the City’s Advocacy Director Aja Taylor did a fantastic job as a panelist on Avenues to Justice, it’s a virtual fundraiser focusing on race, equity, and civil legal aid in DC. If you missed it, watch it here.
2020 has delivered one blow after another, now we have received a real gut punch with the heartbreaking news that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost her courageous battle with cancer.
Last week we revealed our new Black Lives Matter mural as we stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives.
Read Bread for the City’s full submitted testimony regarding the DC Metropolitan Police Department budget, given this week by Advocacy Director Aja Taylor for the DC Council’s Committee of the Judiciary & Public Safety.