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A New Year’s gift to you from Color Of Change

The opening days of 2024 call us to a special place to reflect and revitalize our commitment to advancing racial justice. Last year, you and thousands of other Color Of Change members pitched in to help make racial justice a potent solution across the country. To celebrate another year of generous support and as a […]

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A gift to you from Color Of Change

The last days of 2023 call us to a special place to reflect and revitalize our commitment to advancing racial justice. This year, you and thousands of other Color Of Change members pitched in to help make racial justice a potent solution across the country. To celebrate another year of generous support and as a […]

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Color Of Change partners with “The Color Purple”

By Color Of Change staff For the past six months, Color Of Change President Rashad Robinson has participated in The Color Purple Leadership Circle, which facilitated meaningful connections tying the Warner Brothers movie’s themes to Color Of Change’s work combating bans on Black history and literature. “The new adaptation of The Color Purple illustrates the […]

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COC Year in Review: Embracing wins in 2023 + Looking ahead to 2024

As we head into the holiday season, I am sharing my deepest gratitude to all of you for supporting Color Of Change and our commitment to advancing racial justice.  Looking back, we have faced significant challenges that have impacted our organization, the movement and our communities this year.  Across the nation, we have seen the […]

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People power: Hundreds across the nation participate in COC/NEA #DefendBlackHistory training

By Color Of Change staff There is power when more than 2,000 people sign up to fight for justice. And that power was evident in the #DefendBlackHistory School Board Training and Storytelling Workshop held Dec. 5 and Dec. 13, respectively, by Color Of Change in conjunction with the National Education Association. Hundreds of passionate educators, […]

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COC efforts help gain free phone calls for imprisoned people in Massachusetts

By Color Of Change staff Beginning Dec. 1, people incarcerated in Massachusetts jails and prisons will be able to communicate with their loved ones at no cost, thanks to the efforts of a coalition of advocates including Color Of Change. The bill signed into law Nov. 16 by Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey makes phone calls, […]

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COC members bring Hollman family closer to justice after fatal police killing 

By Color Of Change staff The family of Deacon Johnny Hollman Sr. is a little closer to justice because of the help of Color Of Change members. Thousands of COC members signed petitions demanding that officials release the police body camera video of the encounter that led to the 62-year-old church deacon’s death on Aug. […]

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Learn to use your voice to #DefendBlackHistory

By Color Of Change staff Monti Taylor is a Color of Change member committed to making sure Black history is not censored, but spoken boldly and accurately in public schools in Ohio and across the nation. While standing in line to vote recently, Taylor had an epiphany. Her young son, a third-grader who was with […]

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It’s always the right time to give

The holidays are a time of giving.  And here at Color Of Change, we are grateful for all the support that has allowed us to help everyday people to transform their communities and the world. Because of your commitment and resources, Color Of Change partnered with a coalition of directly impacted people to win a […]

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COC training empowers people to use their voices to #DefendBlackHistory

By Color of Change staff People from Boca Raton to Birmingham and Denver to Los Angeles leaned into their power and crafted their personal stories into narratives for social change at Color Of Change’s recent “Empowerment Lab: Storytelling Roundtable.” The virtual training session, held Oct. 14, was designed to better equip students, parents and educators […]

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COC victory! Scholastic to end option to exclude Black and LGBTQ books from school book fairs

By Color Of Change staff When we organize, we win. That statement highlights Color Of Change’s latest victory in the fight to defend Black history involving one of the nation’s leading publishers and distributors of children’s books. In a public apology, children’s book publisher Scholastic announced Oct. 24 that it is reversing its actions that […]

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Fundraising drive powers up COC for new year

Color Of Change is starting its end-of-the-year fundraising drive, an opportunity for members to strengthen our collective power, to help sustain more wins and to build the infrastructure we need to fight back against persistent attacks on our democracy, our rights and Black history.  Thank you for your support and appreciation for our mission — […]

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Defend Black History Summit

Saturday, March 9, 2024, in Charlotte, North Carolina

Join Color Of Change and The National Education Association in Charlotte, NC for the Defend Black History Summit to collectively build power and protect the quality of education in our schools.