Spencer Overton

Weekly Roundup: Dr. Robert Bullard, Ted Conover, Spencer Overton

Hope everyone is having a great week! Check out the latest news from a few of our awesome change-makers:   Big congratulations this week to the Father of Environmental Justice, Dr. Robert Bullard – winner of not one but TWO awards: The American Bar Association Award for Excellence in Environment, Energy, and Resources Stewardship, and […]

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Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Dan Moldea, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Tuesday! Here are the latest updates from some of our amazing speakers:   Spencer Overton says we need vision and solutions for the critical topic of racially charged violence in his response to Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book on the topic.   As we near the 40th anniversary of Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance, investigative journalist in

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Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Michael Tubbs, Jeffrey Simon

Ready for some spectacular news?! Political aficionado, Spencer Overton, has recently been appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans.   A round of applause to the devote community organizer of Stockton, California and muse of documentary True Son, Michael Tubbs, who has been accepted into Stanford’s Design School Fellowship. Check out the talk he had with Google about the documentary

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Weekly Round Up: We Applaud Michael Sam’s Courageous Announcement

Wow what an amazing week — we congratulate Michael Sam for his courageous announcement.  Openly gay former NFL defensive back Wade Davis tells NFL.com why he thinks the league is ready for Sam.   @NFL in support of @MikeSamFootball – We admire Michael Sam’s honesty & courage. Michael is a football player. Any player with

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Weekly Round Up – State of the Union and more!

Good afternoon!   We start off with a quick reminder that President Obama will deliver the State of the Union Address this evening. The address is scheduled to begin at 9PM.  Look for fierce crusader and client,  Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, who will be in attendance!   We are very

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Weekly Round Up: From Gender Equality to Net Neutrality

Happy Tuesday!   Looks like our neighbors on the East coast are bracing for another snowstorm over the next few days, stay safe and stay warm!  We hope that everyone celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday!   We honor his legacy and work and encourage folks to remember him in giving back to their communities.   Here’s

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