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August 13, 2018

Gun Violence Illinois

Rally to Call on Chicago to Create New Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Today, religious and community leaders are calling for a new way to end gun violence. Live Free Chicago is demanding the city invest $5 million in a public health approach to the problem. The group …

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August 13, 2018

Gun Violence Illinois

CPD: Deploying Additional Officers

Committee activists are calling for the community to embrace a different strategy. Gathering outside of that building a new police academy on the west side, activists say the money would be better spent on a public health approach with the new city office of gun …

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August 13, 2018

Economic Dignity California

Del Norte Group Plans to Meet with City Council, Board of Supes to Address Homelessness

 A concerned group of Del Norte County residents are rallying the community to meet with the board of supervisors and city council in hopes of finding sustainable solutions to address …

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August 13, 2018

Immigrant Justice New Hampshire

Protesters Against N.H. Border Patrol Checkpoints Present Petition to Sununu

On Thursday, protesters delivered a petition to Governor Chris Sununu’s office they say is signed by more than 3,600 people. They’re asking for the governor to call for an end …

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August 13, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Missouri

The Historic Election of Wesley Bell, Movement-Building, and a Few Essential Lessons We Learned in this Groundbreaking Race

Early last week I traveled to Philadelphia to an event organized by my friend and hero Ady Barkan on how we can better organize to change our justice system. On …

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August 13, 2018

Criminal Justice, Voting Rights/Demoracy

How Activists Ousted St. Louis County’s Notorious Top Prosecutor Bob McCulloch

When Kayla Reed started using the phrase “Bye, Bob” on social media over the summer, no one fully understood what a powerful message for tens of thousands of voters, and …

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