The historical precedent of faith-based communities carving the path to political power and socioeconomic equity is still very much a part of Black California’s present.
Pastors and faith leaders working locally in regions across the state including the Inland Empire, Central Valley, and Bay Area are amplifying their voices and leveraging their platforms. Their goal is simple. To ensure the message of a complete count in Census 2020 is not drowned out by political turmoil and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bottom line is this – they are some of the trusted messengers in our communities and any information relayed through them is not only met with open ears, hearts, and minds, but most importantly, action.