Today we recognize Mary Hooks, our True to the Dream Honoree presented by @sharecareinc. Mary is a political worker at @mvmnt4blklives , a coalition representing the interests of Black communities in the US. and member of @ignitekindred (SONG), a social justice organization that serves and supports LGTBQ people in the South. For over 10 years Mary has been at the forefront of combatting racism by consistently taking on fights that impact the lives of Black and brown queer and trans people.
Her activism has consisted of building the infrastructure to mobilize thousands of Black people with Movement for Black Lives and being a part of the “Black Mamas Bail Out” project, an initiative to bail out hundreds of people in Fulton County and close to a thousand nationally to highlight the injustice of the bail system. She has also trained thousands of organizers across the south and nationally on community organizing, direct action, political education, abolition, and more.
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