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October 16, 2018

Clergy Organizing California

District 8 Candidates to Appear at Community Forum in Logan Heights

City Council candidates Antonio Martinez and Vivian Moreno will discusses issues with District 8 residents at a community forum on Thursday. The forum, put together by the San Diego Organizing …

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October 16, 2018

Economic Dignity Missouri

Critics say payday lenders prey on the poor. Here’s how the city could regulate them

After a City Council Finance and Administration Committee meeting Tuesday, Councilman Mike Schilling called short-term loans “predatory.” He, Councilman Craig Hosmer and Councilman Matthew Simpson voted to pass the proposal …

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October 16, 2018

Clergy Organizing Massachusetts

Faith and justice: Mustard Seed, Worcester Interfaith founder Frank Kartheiser steps down, stays involved

Lew Finfer, co-director of Boston-based Massachusetts Communities Action Network, helped Mr. Kartheiser establish Worcester Interfaith. He described his longtime friend as a hard worker with a positive, upbeat, hopeful personality. …

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October 15, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy California

Why We Support CA Prop 10 — it’s crucial for fighting the housing & homelessness crises

There’s little doubt that a badly designed rent control ordinance can have ill effects in reducing private investment in housing construction or maintenance — but a well-designed one can hugely …

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October 15, 2018

Criminal Justice Ohio

Behind Issue 1: Student activists fight to reform criminal justice system

OSA is the only student-led organization in the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, the group that engineered Issue 1. OSA began collecting the first signatures to petition for the amendment on Nov. …

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October 15, 2018

Immigrant Justice California

County ramps up funding to defend immigrants

Among those services, the Rapid Response Network has a 24-hour hotline for residents to report ICE encounters or sightings; a “rapid alert” messaging system for advocates to monitor ICE activity …

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