50 Years After The Civil Rights Act: Looking Back & Moving Forward

Feb. 18, 2014 / By

Last week, the California Conference for Equality and Justice celebrated its 23rd annual Interfaith/Intercultural breakfast commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

In the video above, VoiceWaves spoke to community leaders about how the law has affected their lives and what changes still need to be made today.

For more information about the California Conference for Equality and Justice, go HERE.

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Adalhi Montes

Adalhi Montes

As a teenager, Adalhi began volunteering at many programs helping our communities become healthier and safer to provide resources to people in need. He was involved with Weed and Seed in Central Long Beach and is a youth mentor for the California Conference for Equality and Justice. Adalhi is also in the process of completing the neighborhood leadership program at the Advanced Organizing Institute and is studying Radio and television broadcasting at LBCC. In the future, he looks forward to joining the Marine Corps and continuing his education.