We interrupt our celebrations… What do a seven-year-old boy in New York, a three-year-old girl in Baltimore, and an eight-year-old boy in Los Angeles have in common? Other than playing games and being with their pets, they are all living on borrowed time. And you may be able to save them. During Multiracial Heritage Week, we do a lot of celebrating and talk about being multiracial, but we also remind people about becoming bone marrow donors for sick children and adults with blood diseases. There is a blood cancer diagnosis [...]
We've been talkin' about Multiracial Heritage Week! Listen to Karson Baldwin, Co-President of Project RACE Teens and Susan Graham, president of Project RACE on two NPR shows this week. Karson: https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/multiracial-heritage-week Susan:https://www.kvpr.org/post/los-banos-residents-memoir-chronicles-start-multiracial-movement
Join Project RACE as we kick off Multiracial Heritage Week. It is a week when we don’t ask, “What are you?” but celebrate who you are. We rejoice in in our varied heritage and embrace all of our backgrounds. This is our sixth year of celebration, of recognition for the biracial and multiracial community. We have proclamations signed by the governors of big states like California, Texas, Hawaii and mayors of large cities who believe that diversity that includes the multiracial population is how they want to be represented. [...]
The U. S. Census Bureau publishes a feature called Stats for Stories that goes to journalists around the county. It gives them an idea of what important celebrations are taking place around America. This year the bureau is including Project RACE in the important list for June in recognition of Multiracial Heritage Week (MHW), which is June 7 to June 14, 2019. We celebrate with proclamations from state governors and large city mayors. We also have fun with it! We hold parties across the county and encourage you to have [...]
We are featuring an important interview today to start Multiracial Heritage Week. Karson Baldwin, our Project RACE Teen President, interviewed Svante Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York, and received a Multiracial Heritage Week proclamation from the city! Featured Interview: Millennial Mayor Svante Myrick Some people think you should never meet your heroes. What if they don’t live up to the greatness you’ve imagined? Or if they just aren’t nice? What if you embarrass yourself in front of them? But I think, if someone inspires you, you should give it [...]
Thank you to everyone who helped make Multiracial Heritage Week a success again this year! Since its inception in 2014, we have received state proclamations from Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Washington, DC. This year we also reached out to city mayors in addition to states. We held numerous celebrations and special events for the children throughout the United States because at Project RACE, it’s about the kids! We gave them “skin tones of the world” multicultural crayons with paper [...]
Famous Friday: YOU ! This week's Famous Friday is featuring you! You will be worthy of fame in our minds if you become a partner in our advocacy and help us make this the best Multiracial Heritage Week yet. We need volunteers from every state. Please click the link below to become famous! http://www.projectrace.com/MHW
Project RACE needs volunteers from every state to help gain official recognition of MULTIRACIAL HERITAGE WEEK! June 7 - 14 Click Here: ProjectRACE.com/MHW Make sure your state is represented!