How does the CARES Act Help Close the Digital Divide?
While the coronavirus pandemic has taught America about how entertaining puzzles and baking bread can be, it has also exposed how dependent we are on broadband and how far too many Americans – especially students – lack access at home. Two weeks ago, Congress passed historic legislation called the CARES Act to respond to the
Reforming Oregon Campaign Finance Laws with a Grassroots Movement
Led by people of color, immigrants and refugees, rural communities, and people experiencing poverty, Voqal grantee, Unite Oregon Action works across Oregon to build a unified intercultural movement for justice. With support from Voqal, Unite Oregon Action built a strong base of community leaders fighting for real electoral system reform in 2019, including a Small
A Poetic Profile of the 2020 Voqal Fellowship: Collective Future
Voqal knows that taking risks with innovative, progressive ideas is necessary to advance social change. The Voqal Fellowship is an investment in people as individuals and budding entrepreneurs; a talent accelerator aimed at giving those often overlooked by traditional funders a chance to enact their visions at center stage. This year’s cohort was fortunate to