Color Of Change was named #2 on Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Non-Profits within their "The World's 50 Mot innovative Companies 2018" list. This is the Color Of Change.
In the Media
The news media must help the public understand the systemic barriers that impede well-being for so many families and the policies that could improve them. The time for the media industry to reckon with how it covers families is long overdue.
New York Times
In the New York Times, Jay-Z writes that we could literally shut down jails if we treated people on parole or probation more fairly. Citing our work with people in Philadelphia to pressure the courts there and make that vision a reality, Jay-Z asks us to fight for Meek Mill and everyone else unjustly sent to prison.
Hollywood prides itself on its progressive politics. Celebrities sported blue ribbons on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards to signal their resistance to President Trump. However, the self-congratulatory liberal bastion has its own problems with diversity, particularly in regards to the showrunners — executive producers and head writers who make hiring decisions — and TV writers who shape storylines and characters, according to a report commissioned by the racial justice organization Color of Change.
The Hollywood Reporter
Color of Change’s new report examines the relationship between black representation in the writers room and portrayal of black characters and storylines onscreen.
Color Of Change's Rashad Robinson gets companies from PayPal to Fox News to address social issues - whether they want to or not. He talks about finding the right moment to launch a campaign, the difference between presence and power online, and whether companies have a conscience.
Prosecutors, mayors, legislators and governors across the country are responding to the community-led movement for bail reform and reconsidering the role of money bail in our justice system. We must all add our voices to the call to #EndMoneyBail if we are going to finally put an end to the corrupt, destructive, and unnecessary industry that is commercial bail.