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Md. Equity Task Force Holds First Meeting

Md. Equity Task Force Holds First Meeting

Afro - September 30, 2018

The Maryland State Task Force on Reconciliation and Equity recently began its work. The statewide effort, authorized by Maryland Senate Bill 350, is charged with "promoting reconciliation and inclusionary justice work toward achieving racial equity" no small task in an era when race is still an often difficult and divisive American conversation.

State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, primary author of the legislation, led the charge to the group of businesswomen and men, civil, human rights and health advocates, police and clergy appointed to the Commission. See full article here...