View as Webpage ................. October Virtual Power Breakfast ....,....,,,,,,,.....Oct. 6, 2020
Recognizing the criticalness of the upcoming November 3rd Presidential Election, its far-reaching impact on black people, and the importance of our community demonstrating its political strength, for the October 2020 Power Breakfast, COAL turns its focus on Voter Mobilization.

COAL is honored to host Mark Wallace, 10x10ToWin, Clara Hubbard, SeniorTalk w/Clara Hubbard, Minister Lanyaird Smith, Apostolic Church of God, and Syron Smith, National Block Club University, to provide their perspective on the importance of the vote and more importantly their plans to mobilize the vote across our community and how individuals and organizations can assist in ensuring a strong turnout.

COAL Board of Directors

Note: Please RSVP by simply replying to this notice at See Zoom instructions below.
"The time to work seriously and collectively, to improve the state of our Community, is upon us..."
Let's Get to Work
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Meeting Name: COAL Virtual Power Breakfast
Saturday, October 10th, 9:00 AM CST

Join/Reception: 9:00am
Program: 9:30am
Closing Remarks: 10:50am
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Meeting ID: 876 9034 9124
Passcode: 326311
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-Submitted by Sharon Hinton-
Two Cook County judges in ‘judge jail’ want 6 more years on the bench
By John Seasly | September 4, 2020

Two Cook County circuit judges who are on administrative duty, barred from performing nearly all judicial functions because they’re facing disciplinary proceedings, would like something from voters come November - Another six years on the bench.

Judge Mauricio Araujo and Judge Jackie Portman-Brown have been removed from their courtrooms and placed for now in what those on the bench refer to among themselves as “judge jail.” Full Article
What We Believe
The Coalition of African American Leaders believes that it is important to examine the critical issues confronting the African American community where injustice, inequality and the absence of access and opportunity continue to prevail, thereby negatively impacting us as a people. COAL is an assemblage that advocates and organizes for appropriate and responsible public policy change, system behavior change and equality of opportunity. We aim to achieve for all of our people the fullness of the life experience without any form of racism or exclusion as a deterrent. We believe we must prepare ourselves for the opportunity of this full participation, thereby achieving the necessary education and training to participate.