To learn more about HIPS Advocacy team and the work Tamika Spellman has been a part of, check out her HIPS staff biography here.
I’ll Be There Awards 2020 - Virtual Event
Wednesday, November 18th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST
Every year DC Jobs with Justice hosts the "I’ll Be There" awards, They are a chance to come together, honor some of the outstanding leaders in our work, and remind ourselves of our values as a community. It is their single largest event of the year, and their most important community gathering. This year, HIPS Advocacy Coordinator, Tamika Spellman, and will recognize powerful community leaders and campaigns that fight for justice in Washington, DC. Makia Green is a queer non-binary fat Black liberation organizer with Black Lives Matter DC and the DC Working Families Party. They are also a trainer for Momentum. Makia fights to abolish the prison state and end intra-community violence and wealth inequality by facilitating community dialogues, leading direct actions, and building coalitions.
*this link will take you directly to the event zoom which will open on Wednesday at 5:50 PM
Excluded Workers Direct Action leaders Makia Green (Black Lives Matter DC) and Tamika Spellman (HIPS) are honored by DC Jobs with Justice at the I'll Be There Awards