activism

ALL THE WOMEN IN MY FAMILY SING: A CONVERSATION WITH EDITOR + ACTIVIST, DEBORAH SANTANA

DARLA recently had the opportunity to speak with Deborah Santana, a transformative leader with decades of social activism work aimed to provide opportunities and access for people of color, women and girls. For one of her most recent artistic projects, she took on the role as Editor/Co-Publisher for the book, All The Women In My Family Sing: Women Write the World: Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom.

ALL THE WOMEN IN MY FAMILY SING: A CONVERSATION WITH EDITOR + ACTIVIST, DEBORAH SANTANA

Taylor's Learning Academy 2nd Annual Coat Drive

On January 21st, Taylor's Learning Academy hosted their 2nd Annual Coat Drive. As an initiative to give back to the community, TLA provided food, snacks, games, and fun for those who attended as well as a large selection of donated coats for both children and adults to choose from. With a goal of gifting 50+ families and lending those in need a helping hand for the winter season, Taylor's Learning Academy + 2x The Service PR rounded up volunteers and media reps in the community to spread the word. DARLA was able to attend and witness the fun and the positive contributions that the event brought to the city.

Taylor's Learning Academy 2nd Annual Coat Drive

THE FOURTRESS SEEKS TO HELP HOMELESS WOMEN IN NEW YORK CITY WITH #PROJECTQUEENV

The Fourtress โ€” four New York City roommates have come together to use their talents to help others. The Fourtress, which launched this summer, is described as a specially curated space that inspires, empowers, and unifies women of color to fulfill their purpose and stand in their power. This collective is made up of Kiara Bass (Publicity Director), Tierra Taylor (Creative Director), London Coleman-Williams (Account Director), and Candice Frank (Content Director). While also having full-time jobs in places such as Essence and The View, these women created The Fourtress as a solution to the lack of platforms specifically for millennial women of color.

THE FOURTRESS SEEKS TO HELP HOMELESS WOMEN IN NEW YORK CITY WITH #PROJECTQUEENV