Women of Color and Their Views on Change at 100 Days

By Jorge Rivas May 01, 2009

"There is no word to describe either my pain as an African American, or my joy as an African American."—Barbara Major, New Orleans, LA Marking the Obama Administration’s 100th Day in Office, Women of Color United Releases New Report “Change As WE See It: Women of Color Globally Share Views on the 2008 U.S. Elections and Beyond.” "Change As WE See It" is a 16 page report chronicling the views, concerns, expectations and desires shared by women of color through interviews from 20 states and 17 countries in the days leading up to and following the US Elections in 2008. The interviews describe the economic, political, and social hopes and fears of women of color. "Change As WE See It" urges the new administration to address the myriad issues that disproportionately negatively impact communities of color. Women in the US and globally, are asking for action on climate justice, reproductive rights, racial justice, quality education, access to quality health care, a fair economy and other concerns. Download "Change As We See it" [PDF] And visit Women of Color United for more information.