Reno-Sparks NAACP joins Progressive Leadership Alliance and other organizations in publishing Racial Equity Report Card on 2009 Nevada Legislature

Dec. 10, 2009

PLAN and allies to release 2009 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009

For more information call
Jan Gilbert, PLAN Northern Nevada Organizer
(775) 882-3440 (office) or (775) 240-9171 (cel)

RENO (10 Dec. 2009) — On Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Carson City, the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, the Nevada Immigrant Coalition, Planned Parenthood Advocates, the Nevada Women’s Lobby, TRENDZ Inc., the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony and the Reno-Sparks NAACP will present a detailed look at the economic, educational and physical impacts of the 2009 Nevada Legislative Session on Nevada’s communities of color.

The report will be unveiled at a 10:00 a.m. press conference in the Carson City offices of the Nevada Press Association.

Community leaders will speak followed by a camera-friendly presentation of the report to the administration offices of Gov. Jim Gibbons, whose own record from the Legislative Session is examined in the report.

INTERESTING SIDELIGHT: Dec. 15 is national Bill of Rights Day.

WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 15

WHERE: Nevada Press Association, 102 N. Curry St., Carson City, Nev.

WHAT: 2009 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity, an examination of the successes and failures of the governor, assembly and senate to address the needs of communities of color in the 2009 Nevada legislative session.




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