Voqal DEI Spotlight: Talking to Others About System Racism
In Voqal’s latest DEI spotlight, Voqal business support specialist, Annie Stoneburner, reflects on a recent experience she had discussing the complex issue of systemic racism with a family member and her thoughts on the challenges that arise during those conversations. Prior to the passing of George Floyd, it was my intent to write a blog
Will Congress Pass Broadband Funding This Year?
In the latest update from Voqal’s director of telecommunications strategy, Mark Colwell assesses congressional efforts to increase broadband funding this year. One of Voqal’s organizational goals is to improve broadband connectivity – especially among those who are unable to afford service or who have traditionally been disadvantaged based on where they live. Voqal has continually
Empowering Seniors in Chicago to Engage with the Issues
Jane Addams Seniors in Action works to build racial, social, and economic justice. Its activities include community organizing, coalition building, issue campaigns, referenda efforts, educating voters, direct lobbying, and candidate electoral endorsements. With support from Voqal, Jane Addams Seniors in Action began organizing a base of seniors capable of engaging with both the important everyday