2021 Salem United Inc Projects
What we plan to do!
Program 1: Negro Election Day and other Black History Experience
Program 2: Events, Gala’s, Workshops and Health
Program 3: Voting Registration & U.S Census
Program 4: Museum, Slave and freed Black Cemeteries
Program 5: State Holiday
Projects During Covid-19
Voting Registration & U.S Census.
Salem United, Inc will be working with Organizations and Colleges to get workshops and seminars. Due to Covid-19 we know they will have to be online. We are reaching out to Professors, Senator's office and Organizations to begin the process of educating in the areas of
1. Understanding the Electoral College
2. Why the U.S. Census is important
3. What does it mean to take a Civil Service Test
2. Understanding your Vote and your Voice - Being Black and Voting.
Slave And Freed Black Cemeteries
Salem United is working with the City of Salem MA and Epoch Preservation to preserve and protect the Slave and Freed Black section of the Howard Street Cemetery in Salem MA. Due to neglect and deterioration headstones need to be restored. Salem United, would love to work with the city to have it maintained properly and become an active part of the Salem tour in the city.
Salem United is working with the National Parks Service to build a virtual Exhibit. That Virtual Exhibit will be located to a temporary location at the National Parks Service in Salem MA as a small temporary museum after the control of Covid-19. The Theme for the Museum: The Black Vote". Salem United, Inc is working on getting a building to have a Black Voting Museum. theme: The Black Vote:
In 2018 Salem United, Inc submitted a Bill S1880 to Senator Lovely's Office. The Bill was never submitted to the Senate. In 2021 a 2nd Draft was revised by Salem United, Inc to Senator Lovely's office and we are awaiting it to be submitted through the process. Salem United, Inc. is working with Salem League of Women Voters to get the Bill passed.
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