Women play a hugely important role in shaping our communities, our nation, and our world. But their work—especially the work of women of color—is often overlooked. With the goal of lifting the voices and achievements of women who are working on the front lines of today’s most pressing issues, Shelterforce and Community Change released a four-part video series, Women of Color on the Front Lines, late last year.
March being Women’s History Month—an ideal time to celebrate the brave, bold, and thoughtful women who are influencing history—Shelterforce and Community Change have decided to continue that series this year, and every year in March.
This month you’ll witness the stories of Omari Ho-Sang, the founder and director of organizing for All Streets All People, and a coordinator for Black Votes Matter in Louisiana; and Mattye Berry-Evans, a resident service coordinator for Mercy Housing. We hope these women inspire you to share your own story. If you know a woman who should be featured in our series, let us know.