We’re inviting you to be a part of us for the Black And Latino Crypto Capitol Hill Rally on the nation’s capitol on April 4.
Blacks and Latinos are leading the nation within the cost in the direction of cryptocurrency adoption. Yet curiously we discover ourselves resisting the inertia of changing into hidden figures even inside a decentralized world. Washington officers, the blockchain trade, and media retailers nonetheless largely overlook the numerous success tales and contributions coming from communities which have probably the most to achieve and supply to the trade. In order for a globally accessible protocol to notice its fullest potential and have its farthest attain, representatives throughout all the spectrum have to be decision-makers on the desk.
“We need to be seen by Washington and the crypto industry if we are to take our seats at the table as PRODUCERS – not consumers. That means, creating community-based programs and advocating financial inclusion initiatives to make sure our people do not miss out on the economic opportunities that this rapidly accelerating industry promises.” — Cleve Mesidor — Blockchain Association
This realization to maximize Bitcoin’s adoption potential prompted The National Policy Network of Women of Color in Blockchain, Black Bitcoin Billionaires, Blockchain Latinx, Crypto for Black Economic Empowerment, Black People and Cryptocurrency, and Black Blockchain Summit to collaborate collectively and deal with our representatives on our stance whereas the U.S. Senate and House are in session.
Logistics Contact: Fiona Anderson, [email protected]
Media/Program Contact: Cleve Mesidor, [email protected]
12:00 p.m. EST – Attendee arrivals start
1:00 p.m. EST – Program begins
1:05 p.m. EST – Moderators welcome attendees
1:15 p.m. EST – Greetings by Cleve Mesidor
1:30-4:30 p.m. EST – Speakers from occasion companions/networking
4:45 p.m. EST – Closing remarks by Cleve Mesidor
5:00 p.m. EST – Rally ends
April 4 is a very necessary interval for a lot of causes:
• Both U.S. Senate and House are in session
• Pending White House Executive Order on cryptocurrency
• Supreme Court nominee vote by April 8
• Focus will shift to midterm main elections quickly
In addition, Black Bitcoin Billionaires will conduct interviews with attendees to deal with their representatives instantly on why Bitcoin is necessary to them. Supporting this trade and its openness is quick changing into a stance individuals of coloration are voting primarily based upon in the course of the midterm elections. Let’s be certain that our representatives perceive their constituency wants. DM Natureofg for extra data and involvement on messaging.
Join the motion here.
To Washington Officials
Morning Consult polling analysis confirmed that “45% of Democrats and 58% of Republicans didn’t know or had no opinion on the amount of cryptocurrency regulation” that ought to happen. Most congressional members haven’t shaped a powerful opinion or been educated sufficient on the matter. This presents an opportune second. People of coloration drive the cultural narrative for the nation’s discourse and infrequently are the demographics that swing elections. For instance, 92% of Black voters forged their poll for President Joe Biden within the 2020 election. If solely 10% of Black voters determined to maintain their vote for a candidate that met their particular calls for, each election now and sooner or later would depend upon these only a few. The complete political panorama and candidate incentive construction can be redefined without delay.
Generational wealth and monetary stability now for the primary time might be accessed without having permission from the subjective and predatory whims of a legacy system that actively enforced boundaries to our wealth. Candidates who look after the monetary futures of their constituency, who acknowledge the traditionally inherited inequalities primarily based within the present system, ought to deeply contemplate how this new asset class is remodeling the lives of those that they pledge to serve. Tangible change is occurring by way of innovation alone, we are assembly in April to be sure that progress is not going to be disturbed. Please be a part of us.
This is a visitor publish by Ian Gaines. Opinions expressed are completely their personal and don’t essentially replicate these of BTC Inc or Bitcoin Magazine.