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Calvin Jerreau Fortenberry is the Director of Communications for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund & Educational Fund. Joining in 2014, Calvin has held Director of Communications roles for both the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) working on government responses to poverty through affordable housing and homelessness prevention initiatives.
In the wake of the mid-term elections, Leslie Proll, LDF Director of the Washington, D.C. office, implores the returning Senate to make top priority the over 34 judicial nominations awaiting confirmation in an op-ed posted in The Root.
Senate GOP Now Has a Majority. It Shouldn’t Stand in the Way of Judicial Diversity
By: Leslie Proll
Honorees on the 29th Annual List Include Gabrielle Union, LeBron James,
Shonda Rhimes, Pharrell Williams, Kevin Hart and T.D. Jakes
Music Impresario Quincy Jones will receive the EBONY Achievement Award
Op-ed co-authored by Ben Jealous and Ryan Haygood portend challenges to voting access in 2016....
For far too many Americans, voting became more difficult or, in some cases, impossible in 2014.