Social Action

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Memphis Alumnae Chapter's Social Action Center is the hub of activity, information, and interaction for issues and legislation that affect our communities on the local, state and national levels. Bookmark this page and check back frequently to see how you can get involved.

There is POWER in our voice!

LOCAL ISSUES

Poverty in Memphis and Shelby County:

Both Memphis and Shelby County have seen an increase in poverty rates. Visit the University of Memphis - School of Social Work's website to access the fact sheets at:

 

www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/poverty_fact_sheets.php

Shelby County Schools:

SCS Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray has announced his "Our Boys Need Us" initiative to provide equity, empowerment and a quality education for school-aged boys.

STATE ISSUES

Tennessee General Assembly:

The 111th TN General Assembly has adjourned and will reconvene January 14, 2020 at noon. 

 

So what can we be doing in the meantime? 

Visit the TN General Assembly's website at www.legislature.state.tn.us and sign up for My Bills . . . it helps you track bills that can impact our communities!

NATIONAL ISSUES

2020 Election:

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 is election day for next president of the United States. The deadline to register to vote to participate in the Primary Election is July 7, 2020. Primary electiosn are important, too!

 

Census 2020:

The U.S. Census has been sent to all Americans and we're counting on YOU to make sure you fill it out and send it in right away. You can even click here to complete it online . . . how convenient!

Completing and submitting your census is vitally important to ensuring your community gets the goods, services and funding you deserve. Fill yours out today!

 

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