We are a local organization intent on bringing structure and strategy to progressive efforts here in Hampton Roads. Created by local residents to connect smart, curious and action-oriented women, MotherBoard is finding efficient ways to support issues and candidates here in Hampton Roads.
We envision local communities led by diverse, responsible and progressive leaders.
Connect citizens with progressive organizations, issues and events to bring about greater engagement and positive outcomes.
The conversation needs you! Please request to join our Facebook page and subscribe to our emails. We need local leaders to champion our Core Issues.
We believe our 7 core issues are interconnected by race, class, and gender. It is MotherBoard's goal to provide opportunities of awareness through intersectionality, so that we can better understand and define our common goals.
Heath Care Access
Women’s Reproductive Rights
Affordable Care Act
Compromised Food Supply
Sea Level Rise
Chesapeake Bay Health
Fair Representations and Elections
Voting Rights & Access
“Get out the Vote” Efforts
Public Education and Civic Engagement
Freedom of Speech & Press
School Funding & Performance Measures
Art & Humanities Funding
Civic & Science Literacy
Diversity & Equal Dignity
Black Lives Matter
Border Wall, Border Detentions and Child Separations
Social Safety Net
Community Safety & Revitalization
Hostility Toward the Press
Empowering the Alt Right
Conflict of Interest