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May 17, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

Legislators drop 37 bills on Scott’s desk, bracing for vetoes

The groups in attendance, all of whom lobbied for one or more of the bills during the session, were Main Street Alliance, VPIRG, Vermont Interfaith Action, Vermont NESA, Justice For …

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May 17, 2018

Economic Dignity

Modesto’s rental housing inspection proposal: Will it help tenants or hurt landlords?

The committee directed staff to do that, including working with the local rental housing community and Faith in the Valley, and report back. No decisions have been made, and it …

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May 15, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Community rallies around Maryland woman in danger of deportation

“This country should be a place where you find safety and refuge,” Hawks said to Rodriguez, with a sign that read “Marta Rodriguez” above the words “mother, worker, taxpayer.” “She’s …

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May 15, 2018

Police Response to Puerto Rico Marches Shows That Whiteness Comes in All Colors

In his book Influence, author Robert Cialdini wrote that “When opportunities become scarce, we desire them more. This is why revolutions tend to happen when living conditions deteriorate sharply rather than …

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May 15, 2018

Criminal Justice

Public forum in Lincoln Park addresses criminal justice reform

In Lincoln Park, the issue of criminal justice was addressed at a public forum. District Attorney Candidate Genevieve Jones-Wright spoke to community leaders and members at the City of Hope …

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May 15, 2018

Building Power: A Foundation Sees Voter Mobilization as a Pathway to Racial Justice

There’s a California primary election in June, and racial justice groups are gearing up for that right now. The Urban Peace Movement, Black Futures Lab, PICO California, the Ella Baker …

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