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05/3/2017 | Published by: The Nation
05/3/2017

How to Join the ‘Day Without Immigrants’ on May Day

How to Join the ‘Day Without Immigrants’ on May Day

A coalition led by immigrants and workers is aiming to mark this year’s May Day with the biggest workers strike and mobilization in over a decade...

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05/3/2017 | The Nation | Civic Engagement
05/3/2017 | Published by: Time
05/3/2017

Activists Try to Turn Anti-Trump Protests Toward 9 Companies

Activists Try to Turn Anti-Trump Protests Toward 9 Companies

Liberal activists have flooded their elected representatives with letters, calls, and town hall protests to encourage lawmakers to resist President Trump. Now, two activist groups are hoping to...

05/3/2017 | Time | Civic Engagement
04/28/2017 | Published by: Huffington Post
04/28/2017

In The Fight For Racial Justice, We Cannot Overlook The Climate Crisis

In The Fight For Racial Justice, We Cannot Overlook The Climate Crisis

"From increases in severe weather such as hurricanes and droughts, to the toxins that are poisoning our soil, air and water, the human impact of the worsening climate crisis is undeniable. Also...

04/28/2017 | Huffington Post | Racial Justice
04/27/2017 | Published by: New York Amsterdam News
04/27/2017

Community activists and others file legal opposition to NYPD body cam policy

Community activists and others file legal opposition to NYPD body cam policy

The New York Police Department’s body camera program launched this week, but not without a fight from activists.

Last week, Communities United for Police Reform and other community groups...

04/27/2017 | New York Amsterdam News | Racial Justice

230,000+ Progressives Urge DSCC Not to Fund Any Senate Dems Who Help Confirm Gorsuch

WASHINGTON - Progressive leaders delivered more than 230,000 petition signatures Monday urging the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to publicly announce that it will not allocate campaign...

04/26/2017 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement, Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
04/26/2017 | Published by: Common Dreams
04/26/2017

April 15: National Protests on Tax Day Demand Trump Release His Tax Returns

April 15: National Protests on Tax Day Demand Trump Release His Tax Returns

WASHINGTON - Today, the National Working Families Party announced their participation in the Tax Day March. President Trump’s financial ties to Russia are causing growing questions for both...

04/26/2017 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement, Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

For immigrants fighting deportation, a push for government-funded lawyers

Nearly 4,000 immigrants in the Washington region face deportation every year without a lawyer, according to a report that calls on area governments to follow the lead of New...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Columbus Dispatch
04/26/2017

Letter: Gorsuch wrong for Supreme Court

Letter: Gorsuch wrong for Supreme Court

As a faith leader deeply involved in the lives of working people, I understand the impact that the nation’s highest court can have on our daily lives. We need a Supreme Court Justice committed to...

04/26/2017 | The Columbus Dispatch | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
04/26/2017 | Published by: The American Prospect
04/26/2017

No Factions in Foxholes

No Factions in Foxholes

By focusing chiefly on the surge in middle-class activism, says Andrew Friedman of the Center for Popular Democracy, the news media are overlooking a similar surge “in many of these front-line...

04/26/2017 | The American Prospect | Civic Engagement

Equal pay is widely understood to be a feminist issue — so why isn't the Fight for $15?

The idea that men and women should receive equal pay for equal work is probably among the least controversial feminist positions because, in 2017, it's pretty difficult to argue against.

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04/26/2017 | Mic | Raising the Minimum Wage

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