The legislative tracker we’ve curated is designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the legislation proposed that impacts the stakeholders—Black girls and women—in the communities we live in and love, in one way or another. Don’t fret, though. We are watching a few state legislatures: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. (We’ve chosen those states because it’s where we have strong relationships and are currently working.) Even if these proposed bills don’t make it into law (this go ‘round), there are a few reasons it’s important to track what’s being proposed and by whom. A few of those are detailed below:
Our monthly column, Under the Dome, follows the happenings of #msleg, specifically. Catch up on our most recent, here.