Darrell Coles

Darrell Coles

Project Assistant | National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Darrell Coles is the National Project Assistant for Black Youth Vote!, a program under the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) that has successfully engaged and trained a new generation of civic leaders and political activists for over 20 years. In Addition to his work with Black Youth Vote, Darrell is deeply passionate about reframing the narrative around Black Men in the civic participation space, creating opportunities for diverse youth voices to be a part of the political process, and expanding the multigenerational, multiracial coalition needed to preserve and expand our democratic institutions. Before joining NCBCP, Darrell was a member of the NAACP Chapter of Allegany College of Maryland, where he discovered his passion for community advocacy and civic engagement work. He was brought on board as an intern at NCBCP in May of 2015 and hasn’t looked back since. Since joining NCBCP, Darrell has been responsible for helping plan, coordinate and support rallies, protest and marches in front of the Supreme Court and Capital Building, get out the vote efforts from state to state, amendment 4 campaign and many more civic engagement events. Darrell Coles has dedicated his life to finding solutions regarding social and economic justice for all. His passion for creating opportunities for diverse voices and expanding the coalition necessary to preserve democracy is truly inspiring. DARRELL COLES PROFESSION OR INDUSTRY | BIOGRAPHY [email protected] COLESFORCHANGE TELEPHONE LINKEDIN URL 2 To get started, click placeholder text and start typing. Double- click the table cells in the footer to add your contact info (or delete the columns you don’t want). Use your cover letter to show how your talent and experience will solve a problem or drive results for your future employer. For example, if you say you’re collaborative, give an example of how you used your collaboration skills at your last internship, and then show how that experience will benefit the employer. It’s all about personalization. Write a cover letter that uniquely presents the real you and the future impact only you can make at the company.

All Sessions by Darrell Coles

Friday June 16, 2023
10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Collegiate 100® Workshop: Hip Hop and Activism: Bridging the Gap and Affecting Political Change

Emperor Ballroom II

Overview: Throughout history and long before the rise of modern technology, hip-hop has been a powerful platform for artists to raise awareness of the social and political injustices that plague the Black community. From Grandmaster Flash to Furious Five to Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop artists have spotlighted the systemic web of American racism, violence against Black people, social, economic, and political inequality, and the need for Black civic participation through their art. This workshop will discuss how young people can use their voices, platforms, and artistry to enact real change on campus, in the community, and in the world.

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