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“These Disasters Aren’t Natural Anymore”: A Dispatch from Puerto Rico After Maria

Several weeks ago, Puerto Rico avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, which shifted north at the last minute. But Hurricane Maria hit head on, and has left a humanitarian crisis in its wake....

09/25/2017 | In These Times | Civic Engagement, Organizing for Climate Justice

The resistance is making one last all-out push to kill the GOP health bill

More than 300 health care activists, disability rights advocates, and organizers gathered on second floor of the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday morning to oppose Senate Republicans’...

09/25/2017 | Vox | Civic Engagement
09/25/2017 | Published by: USA Today
09/25/2017

Protesters disrupt Senate hearing on health care bill that may be dead

Protesters disrupt Senate hearing on health care bill that may be dead

WASHINGTON — The Republican bill to replace Obamacare appears all but dead in the Senate, but the chamber’s Finance Committee proceeded with a hearing on it anyway Monday afternoon.

Finance...

09/25/2017 | USA Today | Civic Engagement
09/25/2017 | Published by: York News-Times
09/25/2017

NSEA takes stand on vouchers, charter schools

NSEA takes stand on vouchers, charter schools

The fact is that charter schools are not meeting the need they were created to fill—including to serve as lab schools to develop new teaching techniques—and many are failing their students and...

09/25/2017 | York News-Times | Organizing for Education Justice
09/23/2017 | Published by: The Guardian
09/23/2017

'All hands on deck': protesters to target healthcare bill at rallies across US

'All hands on deck': protesters to target healthcare bill at rallies across US

Activist groups praised John McCain for his promise to vote no on the Lindsey Graham-Bill Cassidy healthcare bill on Friday, but they warned against complacency as they said the fight to protect...

09/23/2017 | The Guardian | Civic Engagement
09/22/2017 | Published by: LA West Media
09/22/2017

LA Officials Urged To Divest From Banks Engaged Predatory Practices

LA Officials Urged To Divest From Banks Engaged Predatory Practices

A coalition of advocates pushing for more responsible banking Thursday called on Los Angeles officials to stop doing business with banks that engage in predatory practices and to take stronger...

09/22/2017 | LA West Media | Racial Justice
09/22/2017 | Published by: Times Union
09/22/2017

Letter: Congress must pass law for universal health care

Letter: Congress must pass law for universal health care

Here are the health care issues on which we need government to act...

Read the...

09/22/2017 | Times Union | Civic Engagement

Arrests, sit-ins, shouting — activists plan a week of nationwide protest to fight Graham-Cassidy

Since early March, when the first Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was introduced in the House, activist groups have driven millions of phone calls and thousands of...

09/22/2017 | Mic | Civic Engagement

Help Puerto Rico and Other Islands as Hurricane Maria Pummels the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning, destroying homes as rain, powerful winds, and floods devastated the island. 

The storm is moving northwest tonight, but...

09/21/2017 | Anith | Civic Engagement, Organizing for Climate Justice
09/21/2017 | Published by: El Nuevo Dia
09/21/2017

El Centro de Democracia Popular crea fondo para afectados por María

El Centro de Democracia Popular crea fondo para afectados por María

The Center for Popular Democracy established the Community Hurricane Relief and Recovery Community Fund to assist Puerto Rico's most vulnerable communities.Tania Rosario Méndez, executive director...

09/21/2017 | El Nuevo Dia | Civic Engagement

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