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At Voqal we think it is important to acknowledge and honor the diversity of our communities. That’s why we think it is important to celebrate monthly observances like National Native American Heritage Month. This month is a time to recognize and honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important

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Earlier this week, President Biden signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. We are excited about this historic $1 trillion investment in our country’s infrastructure. We applaud the makers of this bill for including money to expand broadband internet access and adoption. Read on to learn how this bill will make a

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At Voqal, we believe the right to vote is a pillar of a strong democracy. It’s why we support making elections as accessible as possible. Unfortunately, ease of access to voting varies differently from state to state. To try and put a spotlight on this reality, and the issues it causes, we had Voqal employees

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Voqal believes that a socially equitable world is impossible without a community that is engaged in our democracy. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is at the ballot box. Whether it’s electing officials that represent your community and its interests or voting on ballot measures aimed at improving your everyday life, voting

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Earlier this week, Voqal joined Engine and over 70 other organizations in a letter to Congress that implores the body to create a path to citizenship for Dreamers (also known as DACA recipients). Dreamers are young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, who have lived and gone to school here,

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After taking a summer break and reflecting on the final days of the DEI Changemakers program, Mary Coleman reframes the debate over being right versus being effective in the first of her final three posts to wrap up the Lessons from DEI Changemakers blog series. “I think Lincoln did what he thought was right, even

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June is Pride month. To celebrate this important month for the LGBTQIA+ community, Voqal’s Annie Stoneburner shares the importance of the pride flag (and other related symbols) in making sure the community is supported. I have a problem. A shopping problem that is. More specifically, I have a problem with shopping for anything covered in

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Who do you center in your story? After this week’s DEI Changemakers program, Mary Coleman reflects on how an active voice matters so much more than crafting a good sentence in her latest post in the Lessons from DEI Changemakers blog series. I studied journalism during undergrad. In the end, it was a mismatch for

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This week, Mary Coleman recalls a childhood memory sparked during conversations about disrupting toxic individual attitudes and organizational systems in her latest post in the #makingairwaves DEI Changemakers blog series. Elle Woods from “Legally Blonde” is one of my favorite fictional characters. I could think of no other modern persona to better symbolize the freedom

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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month and to help highlight the need to address the recent violence against the AAPI community, Voqal recently commissioned artwork from artist, Eda Yu. The artwork and a brief statement from the artist are below. how wood ash refertilizes the earth is a work by Eda

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