Fighting for ALL West Virginians
Racial justice ties into all of our work as we build equity and leadership in all West Virginian communities. Yet we must be deliberate in our efforts to support black communities in WV. OFWV supports the leadership of young black West Virginians through our Young WV program and fights alongside black parents in WV for educational justice and equity.
Check out our racial justice projects below.
Black Student Groups
The Youth are Our Future
OFWV believes in the power of black youth and youth of color in West Virginia. That's why Young WV, a program of OFWV, is working on college and high school campuses across the state to empower Black Student Groups and organize these students around racial justice issues such as juvenile justice and voter engagement. Young WV is also teaching students about the importance of their participation in the 2020 Census.
If you would like to be involved in this work or learn more about Young WV, contact Takeiya Smith at email@example.com.