OneKanawha-Charleston, WV (working toward an inclusive community) | Not in Our Town

OneKanawha-Charleston, WV (working toward an inclusive community)

About this group

  • Group Name: OneKanawha-Charleston, WV (working toward an inclusive community)
  • Location: Charleston, WV
  • Regular meetings: none

Activities, Challenges & Lesssons Learned

ACTION HIGHLIGHTS

One Kanawha successfully wrote a JAG grant and received funding for the YWCA Charleston to have a full time Racial Justice Coordinator for the next year.  Also, Patrice O'Neil came in November 2009 to share the NIOT story and this new web site and map with people in Charleston, Morgantown and the surrounding areas.

CHALLENGES

The group faces the challenge of prioritizing what issues to pursue first among others.

ALLIES

We have many allies some of which are the following of whom sponsored the Not in Our Town Event on November 4th.  YWCA Charleston, Charleston Stop the Hate Committee, ACLU of West Virginia, WV chapter of the NAACP, Human Rights Commission, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Charleston Alliance, West Virginia Free, West Virgnia University, WV Hate Crimes Task Force, Covenent House, National Association of Social Workers WV Chapter, US Attorney's office for the Southern District of WV, Create WV and more.