This Juneteenth, let’s celebrate the freedom that was granted to the enslaved while also recognizing that the government’s policies have made life more difficult for people of color. These policies continue today, and we need to make a push to change them drastically.
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The 2021 LPNC Bylaws and Convention Rules Committee has completed its work. Please read their report here. It has also been posted on the LPNC Members Facebook Group for comment. The members of the committee were Tim Harris, chair (Craven County), Charles Lanahan, secretary (Buncombe County), Brian Irving (Wake County), Donald Reid Deal, (Davidson County), Phil Jacobson (Wake County), Denise Bukovan (Mecklenburg County), and Brent DeRidder (Pender County).
Here are the Cliff Notes:
With the number of folks in North Carolina who have been vaccinated increasing rapidly, various schemes to enable—or, in some versions, require—individuals to communicate their vaccination status are being widely discussed. LPNC Chair Joe Garcia issued the following statement today outlining the party’s position regarding government policy with respect to so-called “vaccine passports.”Read more