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August 27, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Florida

Advocates Sue to Bring Bilingual Elections to 32 Counties

While early voting has started in some Florida counties, a voting rights case is heading to court. Five Hispanic organizations have filed a lawsuit on behalf of Marta Valentina Rivera Madera. The …

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August 27, 2018

Economic Dignity Colorado

United Continental: DIA Workers Launch Ballot Campaign for $15 Minimum Wage

UNITE HERE, a labor union in the U.S. and Canada, issued the following news release: Today, low wage workers at Denver International Airport began collecting signatures to place the Denver Airport Minimum Wage Initiative on …

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August 27, 2018

Criminal Justice, Mass Incarceration Texas

Group Working to Post Bail for Inmates Runs Into Problems at Dallas Co. Jail

There is a large number of inmates in Dallas County jail who are too poor to post bail. The money bail system is a controversial issue. Several groups are pushing …

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August 27, 2018

Mass Incarceration Alabama

Local Church Holds Homecoming Celebration, Job Fair for Formerly Incarcerated

This Sunday, August 26, Faith in Action Alabama’s LIVE FREE campaign will host a homecoming celebration at the First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Huntsville to provide support services and empower …

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August 27, 2018

Immigrant Justice New Hampshire

40-Mile Walk Mirrors Plight of Immigrants

A four-day, 40-mile walk from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices at the Norris Cotton Federal Building in Manchester to the Strafford County House of Corrections, where immigrants are detained …

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August 27, 2018

Economic Dignity Colorado

DIA Makes Tons of Money While Employees Get Pocket Change

On August 23, dozens of airport employees gathered in front of the Denver City and County Building to announce a signature-gathering effort that, if successful, would put the Denver Airport Minimum Wage …

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