Together is Better Alliance (TiBA) Board of Directors and its dedicated volunteers work to promote reconciliation and recovery which includes:
- Facilitating screenings of documentaries (e.g. The Long Shadow), and other films or relevant information related to the history of slavery and racial inequity
- Conducting continuing conversation series in collaboration with educational, civic, faith based, corporate and other institutions committed to addressing the challenges of race in this country.
- Continued development of strategic relationships with a broad range of individuals and organizations committed to addressing the issue of race relations
- Expanding and raising awareness around the issues of racism that exist in this country through a variety of strategies, including creating a presence in several locations across the country to perform the described activities, will launch a lecture series with learned speakers on the issue of racism and its societal impact; and conduct educational tours to historically significant sites, museums, institutions, etc.
Linda Diamond Shapiro, AM, MBA, Senior Vice President of Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies, Chicago, IL, leads the Together is Better Alliance Board of Directors in strategy development.
The mission of our organization is:
to foster knowledge and engagement that will break down resistance to confronting our country's shared legacy of slavery.
Meet the Team
The Board of Directors of Together is Better Alliance is led by Board President, Sharon Hatchett. These dedicated volunteers are committed to actively taking measures to dismantle systemic racism.
Volunteer Leadership Team Members
Paul Scott, Law Enforcement Liaison
Andy Swindler, Strategy & Facilitator
Dr. Tom Voigt, Curriculum & Strategy
Read Our Newsletters
Sep 1, 2022 - Entering a Season of Learning
Aug 1, 2022 - TiBA Engagement Resources
Jul 1, 2022 - Summer: Time to Rest and Continue the Fight for Justice
May 1, 2022 - Celebrating Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson
Mar 1, 2022 - Celebrate Women's History Month
Jan 2, 2022 - Ringing in the New Year at TiBA
Sep 2, 2021 - Don't Get Weary
Jul 1, 2021 - What Are You Doing On Your Summer Break?
May 1, 2021 - What's Going On?
Mar 1, 2021 - Do More
Jan 1, 2021 - A New Year, A New Page
Dec 1, 2020 - Focusing on the Good
Oct 1, 2020 - Honoring the Indigenous Peoples of this Land
Aug 1, 2020 - Wanted: Seeking Questions & Stories of Transformation
Jun 1, 2020 - Is This My America?
Mar 26, 2020 - Invitation Only Event
Mar 1, 2020 - Our Focus is Engagement and Civil Discourse
Feb 1, 2020 - The Long Shadow airs on PBS Stations Across the U.S.
Jan 1, 2020 - Same Thing, Different Time
Nov 1, 2019 - You Did What In October?!
Sep 1, 2019 - Why Didn't I Know That?
Jul 1, 2019 - What Are We To Do?
May 1, 2019 - It's Because Together is Truly Better
Mar 1, 2019 - The Long Shadow Documentary's Riveting Message is Spreading