Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebratory yet somber time of year. During the first two days of November, families and communities come together to remember, honor, and celebrate those lives who are no longer with us, in their physical form, on earth. You’ll often find oferendas with pictures of those being remembered -- altars full of the foods, drinks, and items the departed once enjoyed in life. On Dia de los Muertos, spirits make the long journey home, back to those who celebrate their memory, and together they celebrate.
Your Power is Your Vote Town Hall Event Highlights California's Voting Challenges and Changes in a Pandemic
Last week, Courage California Institute launched Your Power is Your Vote initiative to support young people, people of color, and all high potential voters to register and vote, with confidence, this year -- and for years to come.
Content warning: police violence
Recently, we received an email from a Courage member about an encounter they once had with the police:
In response to the grief and outcries we’ve seen nationwide over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and countless others, we’ve compiled a list of actions and resources. Below you’ll find some actions you can take to get involved in demanding justice for Black lives taken too early at the hands of white supremacy and police brutality.