March 2015

MMTC Leaders Past and Present to be Honored for Their Service

March 11, 2015

Tweet Next week, MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan, along with MMTC Co-Founder and President Emeritus David Honig, will be honored at separate events for their lifetimes of advocacy in the nexus of civil rights and the law. On March 18th, Lawyers of Color will induct Keenan into its fourth annual Power List, which recognizes […]

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TechHire Initiative’s $100 Million Grant Competition Could Lead to More Tech Sector Jobs for the Underserved and Untapped Talented Youth

March 11, 2015

Tweet Every day, businesses across America struggle to fill technology jobs such as Web design, user interface, and software development.  Yet millions of individuals struggle to find work, especially African Americans and Hispanics, who are often at double the unemployment rate of whites.  Through the White House’s new TechHire Initiative, President Obama has issued a […]

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Look Back, But Move Forward – Digital Redlining in the 21st Century

March 9, 2015

Tweet Just as if a time machine has transported us all back to the civil rights era, the American people are under attack.  The nation is fraught with a history of racial redlining, and in today’s technology-driven world, we are facing a new crisis: digital redlining. MMTC President Emeritus David Honig moderated a panel at […]

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#MediaImagesMatter: The Power to Change is in Our Hands

March 6, 2015

Tweet The following article is Part 2 of a two-part series. For decades – in fact, since the inception of mainstream media as we know it – diverse communities have been portrayed in a negative light, leading to negative perceptions in society and consequent negative treatment by policymakers and law enforcement officials. Yet, there is […]

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