April GBM: Shaping up the Culture: My Hair, My Politics

  • 04/22/2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom

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Join us as webring awareness to the CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair.” The CROWN Act is a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination, which is the denial of employment and educational opportunities because of hair texture or protective hairstyles. In the conversation we will address our image from bantu knots, the beard gang and tattoos. We’ll hear from activists, beauty and hair professionals, human resource professionals and local legislators about the celebration of our culture and protecting our rights.

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Greater Washington Urban League Building

2901 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
General Body Meetings occur on the 4th Thursdays of the month at 6:30p.

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Founded in 1992, Thursday Network is comprised of over 200 young professionals committed to serving the Washington Metropolitan area through community programs and partnership that address the Empowerment Goals of the National Urban League. The mission of TN is to provide a forum for young adults, ages 21 – 40, to focus their energies on community service, professional development, and political involvement.

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