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An Advocate for Racial Justice and Economic Equity

BASE co-founder Dorcas Gilmore work was recently profiled after receiving the Rollins College 2015 Alumni Achievement Award:

From former legal counsel for the NAACP to advocating for protestors after the death of Freddie Gray, Dorcas Gilmore ’00 is impacting the community, justice system, and the classroom. [….]

“When uprisings happen,” Gilmore says, “people are using whatever they have at their disposal to say they’ve had enough. If people have what they need—food, decent shelter, education, justice and access to what we aspire to as Americans in terms of economic security—that’s the ultimate prevention. That’s what people have been fighting for for hundreds of years, black people in particular.”

Read the whole profile here.