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June 6, 2018

Puerto Rico

2,300 Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria are about to lose their FEMA housing assistance

EMA’s Transitional Shelter Assistance Program, which is providing short-term housing assistance to about 2,300 families that are still displaced and living in hotels, is set to end on June 30, …

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June 6, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Protecting the Fabric of Our Communities

MASALA JUSTICE: A radio show examining the growing attacks on immigrants in the DMV and how people are mobilizing in response to defend their communities, including perspectives from Sanctuary DMV, …

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June 6, 2018

The Hill’s Morning Report — Primary results give both parties hopes for November

On June 13 in Washington, progressive political groups and activists will convene a one-day “We the People Summit” to hear from featured progressive lawmakers, many of whom seem to be weighing their …

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June 6, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

Whatever happened to those radical boomer activists from the ’60s and ’70s?

Lew Finfer was a high school senior in suburban New York in the spring of 1968, organizing marchers for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign. For him, the reports …

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June 6, 2018

Immigrant Justice

‘This is a big win for us.’ Cancellation of Sacramento ICE contract part of a national push

Richard Morales, director of immigration policy for Faith in Action, a national faith-based social justice network, said his group works to frame the issue of detention contracts as an ethical …

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June 6, 2018

100 Western Massachusetts residents displaced by Hurricane Maria head to Capitol Hill to push for long-term housing fix

Families who remain in Western Massachusetts hotels nearly nine months after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, headed to Washington D.C. early Wednesday to press federal lawmakers for help in finding …

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