The Blueprint for Black Liberation is a collaborative project of the Black Roots Alliance, Gorman House Publishing, Gumbo Media, Chicago Community Activism Group, and Custom Resources.

 

Purpose

  • To share information that will help people build and expand their analysis of timely public policy and social issues within an Afro-centric/racial equity lens.

  • To highlight personal impact stories of students, front-line organizers, and others directly-impacted community members, uplifting their perspectives and experiences related to each pillar of Black liberation. (Education, Democracy, Economics, Security/Safety, Health/Wellness)

  • To highlight dynamic community organizing and racial equity public policy work happening in Chicago.

  • To inspire civic engagement in Black communities.


 

Outcomes

  • The Blueprint for Black Liberation will be used as a tool for voter education, community outreach, network orientation, and an introduction to organizing with a Black liberation lens.

  • The Blueprint for Black Liberation will build cross-sector relationships with advocates and allies who work in issue areas related to each pillar of liberation

  • The Blueprint for Black Liberation will expand civic engagement among focus communities / focus demographics