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May 3, 2018

Ballot petition supports open records and limits on lobbying, donations

The Rev. Cassandra Gould, pastor at Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church in Jefferson City and executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, said Thursday that lobbyists, large donors and small groups of …

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May 3, 2018

Clergy Organizing

‘We will be out on the street’: Puerto Rican evacuees facing homelessness seek Massachusetts US senators’ help

The evacuees were supported by members of the Holyoke chapter of the Pioneer Valley Project, including pastors Miguel A. Cruz, Wilson Ramos and Aida Villegas. Their Holyoke churches have been helping …

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May 2, 2018

National Network Leader Looks Back on 40 Years of Community Organizing

PICO, the national community organizing network, began as the Pacific Institute for Community Organizations. In 2004, it changed its name to People Improving Communities through Organizing to reflect its national reach. Today, …

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May 1, 2018

Economic Dignity

Temple stadium protesters block traffic on North Broad

Temple Stadium Stompers organized another protest on Tuesday afternoon, looking to bring Temple University’s proposed construction of a new football stadium in North Philadelphia to an end. About 50 or …

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May 1, 2018

Mass Incarceration

Los Angeles County Votes to Create New Probation Watchdog

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to staff and fund a new watchdog agency to oversee the Probation Department. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas championed the plan to …

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May 1, 2018

Immigrant Justice

A warm Boricua Hug for Puerto Ricans newcomers to Orlando

In Central Florida was born the Abrazo Boricua coalition, whose name was chosen by community organizations that help with human warmth hundreds of Puerto Ricans who have arrived and continue …

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