Posts tagged "Rainbow/PUSH Coalition"

Intel forms venture fund to invest in diversity in technology for Minority Communities

Intel forms venture fund to invest in diversity Jessica Guynn , USATODAY SAN FRANCISCO — Intel has formed a venture capital fund to invest $125 million in technology companies with diverse founders or executive teams. It’s the latest effort to address a deeply entrenched problem in Silicon Valley: Women and underrepresented minorities have been largely left out of... Read more »

Baltimore Leader, Jamal Bryant, Speaks at Rainbow/PUSH National Forum In Chicago Saturday, May 2nd

Saturday Morning May 2, 2015 at 10:00 AM, RainbowPUSH will commemorate Law Day by addressing the legal, legislative and direct issues we face in light of the crisis we face in America as reflected in the street demonstrations around the nation highlighted most recently in Baltimore, Ferguson, Chicago, and Oklahoma. Our special guest speaker will... Read more »

Death Of Alice Tregay, Another Civil Rights Icon,

Death Of Alice Tregay, Another Civil Rights IconAs a direct product of the Civil Rights Movement — The Civil Rights Community has lost yet another icon with the news of the death this past Saturday afternoon of the legendary Civil rights strategic organizer, Alice Tregay​. It was Alice Tregay, who along with her longtime allies... Read more »
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Rev. Jesse Jackson responds to Jackie Robinson West decision, will host community rally for the team

For Immediate Release John Mitchell Phone: 773-256-2700 Frank Watkins 202-554-5580 Email: pressdepartment@rainbowpush.org JACKIE ROBINSON LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM ARE STILL THE CHAMPS Statement by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.   Chicago, Illinois                                                                                              February 11, 2015 Today, Rainbow PUSH and PUSH Excel stand with the Jackie Robinson West Little League Team (JRW).   We invite parents, community... Read more »

Over 100 Get-Out-The-Vote Street Workers Dispatched From PUSH For Black Turnout

Over 100 Get-Out-The-Vote Street Workers Dispatched From PUSH For Black Turnout THE ILLINOIS VOTER RESTORATION PROJECT (committed to re-connecting voters to the electoral process) Mark S. Allen, Lead Organizer As a former Field Director for PUSH,  I was humbled to be back there today working in my non partisan voter education position as Lead Organizer... Read more »

FACEBOOK TO HIRE MORE BLACKS, LATINOS AND WOMEN AS A RESULT OF NEGOTIATIONS BY THE REVEREND JESSE JACKSON

FACEBOOK TO HIRE MORE BLACKS, LATINOS AND WOMEN AS A RESULT OF NEGOTIATIONS BY THE REVEREND JESSE JACKSON Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rainbow PUSH Coalition Statement on Facebook’s Decision to Release its Workforce Data June 25, 2014 Three weeks ago, Rainbow PUSH made a direct and public appeal for Silicon Valley technology companies to release... Read more »
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Jackson '84 & '88 Campaign Reunion Saturday June 28th to Kick Off 43rd Annual Rainbow/PUSH Convention

This year also marks the 30th Anniversary of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.’s historic run for President of the United States. International, national, and local political leaders and activist will join us to reflect on that momentous occasion and discuss where we go from here. In the “88” Jackson Campaign I am proud to have... Read more »

Jonathan Jackson Will Address Gresham Elementary School Graduates and School Turnaround Issue on Monday June 9th

  Please find below the detailed information about a press conference on Monday, June 9, 2014, at 11:15am, at the Walter Q. Gresham Elementary School in Chicago, following the school’s graduation ceremony for its 8th graders.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sunday, June 8, 2014 RAINBOW/PUSH Coalition’s Jonathan Jackson Will Address Gresham Elementary School Graduates and Chicago... Read more »

REV. JESSE JACKSON, SR AND RAINBOW PUSH COALITION OFFICIALS TO HONOR NIGERIAN MOTHERS AND OTHER WOMEN FOR MOTHER’S DAY Highlights “BringBackOurGirls” campaign THIS SATURDAY MAY 10TH

  JOIN REV. JESSE JACKSON, SR AND RAINBOW PUSH COALITION OFFICIALS TO HONOR NIGERIAN MOTHERS AND OTHER WOMEN FOR MOTHER’S DAY Highlights “BringBackOurGirls” campaign THIS SATURDAY MAY 10TH  Doors open at 9:30 AM 10:00 AM Broadcast/Forum Dr. King’s Workshop at Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Main Auditorium 930 East 50th Street (50th & Drexel) AT RAINBOW/PUSH COALITION Can’t... Read more »
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COMMUNITY SHOULD ATTEND THE OPENING DAY AT RAINBOW/PUSH CONVENTION SATURDAY JULY 6th featuring Chair of COngressional Black Caucus, Professor Charles Ogletree, Michelle Alexander, Cliff Kelley and others

COMMUNITY SHOULD ATTEND THE OPENING DAY AT RAINBOW/PUSH CONVENTION SATURDAY JULY 6th   Special Community Organizations and Community Outreach Appeal From Veteran Activist, Mark S. Allen, Chairman of National Black Wall Street Chicago, and former National Staff Member to The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr and The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. I am making this personal appeal... Read more »