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Charlottesville, VA Protest
Participated in a protest against Charlottesville white supremacy rally
Craighead County Courthouse, Jonesboro
Marching Against Police Brutality
George Floyd Protests
Participated in marches against police brutality in Arkansas
Jonesboro and North Little Rock
Quorum Court Meeting
Defending the Library
This meeting marked the beginning of my journey to help defend the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library
June 28, 2021
Use Your Voice
October CCJPL Board Meeting
I spoke publicly at the CCJPL board meeting urging a board member to apologize for ableist and bigoted remarks from previous meetings.
October 11, 2021
Craighead County Quorum Court MeetingSpoke Against Pro-Censorship Board Member
I spoke out against the nomination and subsequent voting in of a CCJPL board member who is pro-censorship.
October 27, 2021
CCJPL Board Meeting
Called on a CCJPL Board Member to Resign
I spoke at the December CCJPL board meeting outlining the ways the LGBTQIA+ community and allies have been subjected to intimidation tactics and called on a board member, who is responsible for a lot of the hateful rhetoric, to resign.
December 6, 2021
KLEK 102.5 FM
I, along with another defender, spoke on KLEK 102.5 FM to refute misinformation presented by Conservative Corner. We represented Citizens Defending the Craighead County Library.
January 4, 2022
I officially announced my intent to run for State Senate District 20.
January 10, 2022
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Chenoa Summers is running for State Senate in Arkansas’s 20th district. A Newport Native, she has lived in Jonesboro for over a decade. She has received four degrees – A.S. General Education, A.S. Natural Sciences, B.S. Physics, and M.S. Environmental Science. She is working on a fifth degree at A-State right now – B.S. Biology with emphasis in Botany. She currently works as a student research assistant in a botany lab at A-State. For the past several years, Summers worked in academia as an adjunct instructor of science and the Director of the Student Success Center at UACCB. She returned to undergraduate studies as a student last year.
Most notably in the last six months, she joined the fight against censorship at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library. She is a member of the CCJPL Friends of the Library, Citizens Defending the Craighead County Library, Craighead County NAACP, Collective Alliance Network, Human Rights Campaign, the Democratic Party of Craighead County, Arkansas State University Young Democrats, NEA Young Professionals, the Arkansas Native Plant Society, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Arkansas Forestry Association. In her spare time, she is a watercolor artist, plant and animal enthusiast, and musician.