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May 24, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Crackdown on immigrants takes a toll on federal judge: ‘I have presided over a process that destroys families’

Johana Bencomo, director of organizing with the Las Cruces immigrant advocacy group Comunidades en Acción y Fe — Communities in Action and Faith — calls criminal prosecution of migrants “dehumanizing.” …

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May 24, 2018

Gun Violence

Eighteen seconds is not a lot of time…

My goal is to offer suggestions that I hope will protect citizens — and officers. I’m also hopeful that we can strengthen the bonds of trust between the community, especially …

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May 24, 2018

Clergy Organizing

Puerto Rican evacuees continue search for permanent housing

“I think we had a really productive conversation about how we can work in partnership to that end,” said Tara Parrish with the Pioneer Valley Project. Massachusetts has received the …

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May 24, 2018

Clergy Organizing

Puerto Ricans displaced from Hurricane Maria still waiting for permanent solution

Puerto Ricans who have been living in hotels throughout western Massachusetts have received multiple extensions for temporary housing but are still waiting for a permanent solution. Many of these families …

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May 23, 2018

Immigrant Justice

North Coast Activists Form ICE Response Network

The federal crackdown on illegal immigration is focused on the Mexican border.  But agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement–ICE–are active in many parts of the country. ICE agents have appeared …

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May 22, 2018

Clergy Organizing

Traditional Disobedience

When Sister Tracey Horan, an organizer with Faith in Indiana—a network with more than sixty congregations from various denominations across the state—called for blocking a downtown street to call attention …

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