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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Families Set to Lose FEMA Housing Assistance

About 2,300 families are still in TSA-participating hotels in 28 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, according to FEMA. “Those families who remain in hotels will at that point have no …

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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

Hispanic lawmakers call for commission to study reported under counting of death toll in Puerto Rico

Later Wednesday, busloads of displaced Puerto Rican families living in hotels in Massachusetts plan to lobby congressional lawmakers on Capitol Hill to extend federal assistance to hurricane victims. “We really want …

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June 5, 2018

California town’s mayor testing guaranteed basic income for residents

Trena Turner, a pastor and executive director of community organization Faith in the Valley who deals with economically disadvantaged people, hopes the experiment will change the way people see Stockton, …

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June 5, 2018

Criminal Justice, Voting Rights/Demoracy

Advocacy groups respond to vehicle stops report

“The moral crisis is that the welfare of the people is the supreme law, but it’s not a law for all people,” said the Rev. Kim Woodruff with Missouri Faith …

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June 4, 2018

Criminal Justice

Community leaders address racial disparities in state traffic stop report

Members of Empower Missouri, Missouri Faith Voices, the NAACP, and the Human Rights Task Force allowed the media to listen in as they talked about the results in the state-wide …

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June 2, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Demonstrators protest border wall in Santa Teresa

Demonstrators from across the Southwest voiced their concerns trying to put a stop to the new border wall construction in Santa Teresa. “The first of his promised wall went up …

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