Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices Grant Elevates Black and Brown Voices

On August 20, 2020

Vanessa Briggs, president, and CEO of The Alliance for Health Equity, whose organization was awarded $50,000 by IPMF, said the grant would breathe life into the local Coatesville community where she’s headquartered. The nonprofit, which looks at things like social determinants of health to improve broader health equity among the area’s residents are implementing the Coatesville Black Media Renaissance project with the grant. Local artists and storytellers will use several different media platforms to effect change in areas of racial justice, over-policing of black neighborhoods, and other similar areas.

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