Research in Mexico Made Possible by Tiny Beam Fund

By Animal Equality International

Animal Equality’s life-changing work for farmed animals would not be possible without our generous donors and partners. Your support allows us to fund our investigations, legal actions, and corporate outreach programs and increases our impact by expanding the reach and …

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DC Passes Legislation to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Food by 25 Percent

By Mercy for Animals

In a huge win for animals, human health, and the planet, the DC Council just passed the Green Food Purchasing Amendment Act of 2020! It is now headed to the mayor for signature. This legislation establishes goals for measuring and …

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PETA Ad Blitz Defends Rare Elk From Slaughter

By PETA

For Immediate Release:May 17, 2021 Contact:Tapi Mbundure 202-483-7382 Washington – PETA has placed ads on bus shelters and bike shares across D.C. condemning the National Park Service (NPS) for moving forward with a controversial plan to promote livestock ranching on …

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Off to Work We Go: Tips to Prepare Our Dogs

By RedRover

By Devon Krusko, CPDT-KA, Field Services and Outreach Coordinator My daily life – and likely yours – looks different than it used to, and it’s different for our pets, too. If you’re returning to the workplace, even incrementally, here are …

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Three Ways You Can Help Survivors of Domestic Violence and their Pets

By RedRover

(BPT) – May is National Pet Month, a perfect time for pet owners to celebrate the unbreakable bond they share with their pets and the joy they bring every day. This month is also a great opportunity to raise awareness …

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L&D 10 Bald Eagle Release

By Saving Our Avian Resources

In mid-December, Lock &  Dam 10 (Guttenberg, IA) staff alerted the Federal Warden of an injured bald eagle. The warden rescued and met up with Wildthunder for immediate care and then transfer to SOAR. This bald eagle was in rough …

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New Report: Meat Industry Linked to Increased Air-Pollution Deaths

By Mercy for Animals

According to a groundbreaking new study, animal-based food is responsible for an estimated 80 percent of annual air-pollution deaths related to food production in the United States. In fact, per serving, the air-pollution death rate connected to red meat is …

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18 Plant-Based Celebs Speaking Up For Animals

By Animal Equality International

Whether they’re staunch vegans, plant-based eaters, or just dabbling with some meat-and-dairy-free options, these celebs make a positive impact on the lives of countless animals each time they take to social media to speak on the issues. Here are 18 …

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Discover The Oasis 2021 Online Event

By Oasis Sanctuary Foundation

We’re regretful that we aren’t seeing you in person for this year’s Discover The Oasis event, we really MISS you and the birds do too! Because people may still be facing economic hardships, we are offering you this experience at no cost …

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EU accused of blocking recovery of endangered mako sharks in the Atlantic

By Humane Society International

Wildestanimal/Alamy Stock Photo Shortfin mako shark BRUSSELS—The European Union must stop allowing the fishing industry to keep and profit from endangered shortfin mako sharks ‘accidentally’ caught in the North Atlantic, or risk the species going extinct, warn leading animal protection …

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Ready Your Documents: What to Know to Apply for New York Rent Relief

By Make the Road New York

Applicants without internet access will likely be referred to community-based organizations for assistance, she said. Various organizations, including those that serve immigrants, have already kicked off efforts to inform clients and community members about the application process. Make the Road …

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Day Laborer Network Responds to US Senate Hearing on Essential Workers

By National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Los Angeles, CA — In response to today’s US Senate hearing entitled “Immigrants are Essential Workers in America,” the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) sent a letter to Subcommittee Chair Senator Alex Padilla (CA-D), thanking the Senator for taking …

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East Oakland: AB&I Health Risk Impacts, Friday, May 7th 5:30pm

By Communities For A Better Environment

(Full Event Details) Please Join us Friday at 5:30 in collaboration with BAAQMD (Bay Area Air Management District) in order to learn about the AB&I Foundry’s Health Impacts! Spread the word! RSVP @ http://bit.ly/HRAWorkshop ———-Unase con nosotros este Viernes, Mayo …

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Environmental Protection Agency Nixes Metro and Caltrans’ Current Plan for Expanding Lower 710 Freeway

By Communities For A Better Environment

(Click for full post ) This is huge/ confirms what we already knew. Alternative(5c) that was picked did NOTHING to improve air quality for hundreds that live along the corridor. 20+ yrs of organizing on 710 freeway alongside CEHAJ and …

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What the Extended Eviction Moratorium Means for New York

By Make the Road New York

New Yorkers at risk of eviction and homelessness were thrown another lifeline this week. New York State is extending its eviction moratorium through Aug. 31, along with a rent assistance program for tenants. As the state prepares to reopen its economy this …

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Financial Empowerment Sessions: Retirement Planning in the US and Investing Basics

By New Women New Yorkers

In April, we had the pleasure of offering to our community members two additional Financial Empowerment workshops in collaboration with Guardian Life. During these sessions, Guardian Life’s professionals offered new financial knowledge and tools for participants to navigate the retirement …

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NARAL Responds to SCOTUS Decision to Hear Case Directly Challenging Roe v. Wade

By Naral Pro Choice America Foundation

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2021Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org Court’s alarming decision to review case involving Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban underscores acute threat to reproductive freedom Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health …

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NARAL Pro-Choice America Denounces Anti-Choice Lawmakers in the Texas Legislature for Passing Extreme Bill Attacking Reproductive Freedom

By Naral Pro Choice America Foundation

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 13, 2021 Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org SB 8 would ban abortion before many people know they’re pregnant and would allow any Texan to file a civil suit against anyone who “aids and abets” a pregnant person seeking …

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Black women will be a force to be reckoned with in the 2022 midterm elections

By Emerge America

More Black women ran in the 2020 cycle than ever before, and advocates expect 2022 will break that record. (L-R) Kathy Barnette, Andrea Campbell and Maya Wiley are all expected to run in the 2022 midterms.AP / Getty file The …

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Spring Booklist: The Beauty and Strength of the Human Spirit Awakening

By New Women New Yorkers

Celebrating four excellent AAPI contributions to American literature, here is a list of the books I suggest you read The advent of spring in New York City was accompanied by a stronger than usual sigh of relief. Even if the …

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Master Your Project With Our New Course.

By True Colors United

Ever find yourself in charge of a project with no idea where to start? Us too. Our new course can help! True Colors United is pleased to announce the release of our much-anticipated new course, Project Management for Communities. This …

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Sad News From Emerge Washington

By Emerge America

It’s with a heavy heart that I’m sharing this news today. Our Emerge Washington Executive Director Karen Besserman passed away late Tuesday, peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. We are all heartbroken by this loss to our network and to …

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Disruptions to the 2021 PiT Count: Working to Fill Data Gaps

By National Alliance to End Homelessness

Homeless services systems will be sorting through the impacts of the pandemic for some time to come. Disruptions to the 2021 Point-in-Time (PiT) Count are a part of the story: the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sanctioned …

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Master Your Project With Our New Course.

By True Colors United

Ever find yourself in charge of a project with no idea where to start? Us too. Our new course can help! True Colors United is pleased to announce the release of our much-anticipated new course, Project Management for Communities. This …

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National Alliance to End Homelessness Statement on Overturning of the CDC Eviction Moratorium

By National Alliance to End Homelessness

The National Alliance to End Homelessness today expressed its dismay at U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich’s ruling to vacate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) temporary eviction moratorium.  “Despite the endless disruptions that the COVID-19 pandemic brought to the nation, the CDC eviction moratorium ensured …

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Family Life at Casa

By Casa Marianella

During a recent Casa shift, I found myself in the middle of an argument between two residents. They were speaking (well, one was yelling) in Spanish, and while I can get by conversationally, I wasn’t quite able to understand what …

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NILC Statement on the Essential Role of Immigrant Workers

By National Immigration Law Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 12, 2021 CONTACTJuan Gastelum, [email protected], 213-375-3149 WASHINGTON — Immigrant workers, experts, and advocates testified at a hearing before a key U.S. Senate subcommittee today highlighting the experiences of immigrant essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and pending …

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SRA Alum on Staff: Sophie Lau

By Students Rising Above

SRA is celebrating our SRA Alums who are now on staff! Hear from SRA Alum and Advisor Sophie Lau. Sophie is a Students Rising Above Alum from the Class of 2003. She attended UC Berkeley and joined SRA as an …

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Voting Rights Working Group on Voter Suppression Efforts

By Native American Rights Fund

May 18, 2021Categories: Civil Rights (Voting Rights, Juries, Census) Protecting Against the Onslaught of Voter Suppression Efforts in the States:A Statement from the Voting Rights Working Group As a nation, we have a shared commitment and responsibility to protect the …

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New Montana Laws Restrict Native Voter Participation

By Native American Rights Fund

May 17, 2021Categories: Civil Rights (Voting Rights, Juries, Census) On May 17, 2021, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), American Civil Liberties Union, and ACLU of Montana challenged two new Montana laws that hinder Native American participation in the state’s …

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Native Communities of Strength

By National Indian Council on Aging

“Communities of Strength” is the theme for 2021’s Older Americans Month. The elders of the American Indian and Alaska Native communities exemplify strength both individually and as a nation. It is because of this strength that the National Indian Council …

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Native Households Have Highest Unbanked Percentage

By National Indian Council on Aging

American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the U.S remain widely underrepresented in financial services. According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) 2019 survey of household use of banking and financial services, Native communities had the highest rates of unbanked households …

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Indigenous Feminisms: #IndigenousPasifika

By Indigenous Environmental Network

Every year, API/AAPI Heritage Month is celebrated through the month of May. And every year, “PI” or Pacific Islander voices are minimized or completely left out. This year, we’re spotlighting and uplifting the work of some amazing Indigenous Pasifika women. …

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650+ Groups Tell Congress: Leave Dirty Power Out of Clean Electricity Standard

By Indigenous Environmental Network

WASHINGTON — More than 650 national advocacy and grassroots groups sent a letter today calling on Congress to develop a truly clean, renewable, and just energy standard for electricity as part of an evolving infrastructure package.   To meet its …

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Israel Destroyed Offices of More Than 20 Palestinian Media Outlets in Gaza

By The Intercept

GAZA CITY — In 2008, Momen Faiz Quraiqea was a budding 21-year-old video journalist when an Israeli airstrike blew off his legs. The experience as a victim of what many considered a war crime only hardened his resolve to document the …

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Why Ongoing Power Building Matters and How Every Nonprofit Can Do It

By Nonprofit Quarterly

From the Black Organizing Project. We write to you today with urgency and excitement. Our urgency comes from the critical issues to be addressed in our country—the climate crisis, racial injustice, worsening income inequality as a result of the pandemic, …

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The Tide Is Turning Against Israeli Apartheid

By Jacobin

With enormous pro-Palestine demonstrations erupting across the world — including a historic general strike today in Palestine itself — Israeli apartheid is feeling the heat. The next step is to bring it down. Palestinian citizens of Israel demonstrate in Haifa, …

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Study: Climate change to blame for $8 billion of Hurricane Sandy damages

By Grist

There is a universe in which Hurricane Sandy didn’t create quite so much devastation back in 2012; where the waters, which surged deep into subway tunnels and left parts of New York City in the dark for days, left some …

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Palestinians Stage Historic General Strike from “the River to the Sea” for the First Time Since 1936

By Democracy Now

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. As the Israeli bombing of Gaza continues through its ninth day, Palestinians across the occupied …

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Há uma revolução na academia brasileira – e Felipe Neto precisa conhecê-la

By The Intercept

Foto: Reprodução/Instagram; The Intercept Brasil Protegida por uma peixeira, um copo de catuaba e com o amor revolto de 500 romances “Sabrina” no peito, lia alguns dos afagos endereçados por parte da direita gratiluz para mim na semana passada (“burra”, …

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How Suzanne Simard changed our relationship to trees

By High Country News

In ‘Finding the Mother Tree,’ a maverick forest ecologist relates her scientific journey — one that follows in the footsteps of traditional Indigenous knowledge.   A healthy forest hums with aboveground stimuli: deer shuffling through dead leaves, breezes ruffling conifer …

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A Manhattan D.A. Candidate Touts Her Leadership of a Conviction Review Unit. Why Did It Exonerate So Few People?

By The Appeal

Under Tali Farhadian Weinstein’s leadership, Brooklyn’s unit exonerated just three people—a far lower rate than in previous years. This article is part of a partnership between New York Focus and The Appeal to cover Manhattan’s 2021 DA race. As general …

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Pentagon Plans to Monitor Social Media of Military Personnel for Extremist Content

By The Intercept

As part of the Biden administration’s crackdown on domestic extremism, the Pentagon plans to launch a pilot program for screening social media content for extremist material, according to internal Defense Department documents reviewed by The Intercept, as well as a …

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The California Attorney General is Investigating Sean Monterrosa’s Killing. His Sisters Are Also Fighting For Systemic Change

By The Appeal

Monterrosa, 22, was killed by a police officer who had a history of shooting at civilians. His sisters are pushing for a law they believe could have saved him. When Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George …

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Hamas Official Denies Group Used Destroyed Gaza Media Tower for Intelligence

By The Intercept

The Israeli government’s claim that Hamas operated a military intelligence unit in a Gaza City building that housed the offices of the Associated Press and Al-Jazeera is false, a Hamas official has told The Intercept. The Israeli military destroyed the …

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For Women, a World of Better Sex Is Possible

By Jacobin

There’s a scene in Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s television series Fleabag where her character, Fleabag, finds herself in a confession booth on one side of a thin scrim from a character we know only as the Priest. Fleabag’s mother has recently died, …

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The Bail Project Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Bail Reform in Ohio

By The Bail Project

Thank you for reaching out. The Bail Project is in the process of expanding. At this time we can only serve individuals in cities where we have a site. If you or a loved one needs help paying bail in …

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Statement in Solidarity with the People of Colombia in their Historic Uprising for Peace, the Right to a Dignified Life, and Against Militarism and Repression

By National Lawyers Guild

Spanish and Portuguese translations below. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021 Contact: communications@nlg.org The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) stands in solidarity with the people of Colombia in their national uprising for peace, in defense of the right to a dignified …

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Press Release: After Review of 2020 Pandemic Spending Plans, Education Advocates Call for More Transparency, Accountability, & Services as Some $55B in Federal & State Funds Flow to K12

By Public Advocates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2021Contact: Isabel Alegria, ialegria@publicadvocates.org, (510) 541-5428; Sara Fung, SFung@ChildrenNow.org, (916) 281-5631; Patty Guinto, pguinto@youthlaw.org, (626) 512-4974; Ashley Aguirre, ashley@californianstogether.org, (562) 832-071 After Review of 2020 Pandemic Spending Plans, Education Advocates Call for More Transparency, Accountability, & Services as Some $55B in …

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Busting Myths about Forced Migrants: Inhumane Immigration Policies

By International Refugee Assistance Project

“Busting Myths about Forced Migrants” is a blog series authored by student volunteers from IRAP’s law school chapters. Each month, a different IRAP chapter dispels a common misconception related to refugee issues. We hope this series will provide readers with …

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Free Palestine: Statement of Solidarity, 2021

By Critical Resistance

Critical Resistance stands in solidarity with Palestine and is deeply opposed to Israel’s continued colonization, occupation, and use of imprisonment and administrative detention against the Palestinian people. As an organization dedicated to the abolition of the prison industrial complex, our …

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CFJ Fulfilling the Promise of Brown vs. Board of Ed

By Californians for Justice

It’s been 67 years since 13 Black families won their lawsuit to desegregate schools and secured the right to equal education for students of color. All these years later and we still know that for any real and lasting progress …

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Bryan Stevenson Joins Wynton Marsalis for Jazz at Lincoln Center Special Performance

By Equal Justice Initiative

We are excited to announce that Bryan Stevenson will join Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for a special performance honoring the struggle for justice in America. Airing Friday, “Freedom, Justice and Hope” is a collaboration that …

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Statement: Public Advocates on Renter Funding in May Budget Revision

By Public Advocates

For Immediate ReleaseMay 14, 2021Contact: Duc Luu, dluu@publicadvocates.org, 857-373-9118 Public Advocates Statement on Renter Funding in May Budget Revision Statement by Legislative Counsel Andrés Ramos: “We are very pleased that Governor Newsom has made protecting renters a top priority in the May …

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Druid Hills Community in DeKalb County, Georgia, Erects Historical Marker

By Equal Justice Initiative

The Lynching of Porter Turner On the night of August 20, 1945, members of the Ku Klux Klan lynched Porter Flournoy Turner, a middle-aged Black man. Born in Greensboro, Georgia, Mr. Turner was a wage-earning farm laborer for his family …

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Statement in Solidarity with the People of Palestine in their Struggle Against the Settler Colonial State of Israel

By National Lawyers Guild

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: communications@nlg.org The National Lawyers Guild stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine in their struggle against the settler colonial state of Israel and calls on our members and allies throughout the United States and around …

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By Law Enforcement Action Partnership

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Californians For Justice Statement on Governor Newsom’s Education Budget

By Californians for Justice

Today, Governor Newsom announced key highlights for the State’s May budget revision in a press conference, and the #1 takeaway was the historic and long overdue  investments in public education. The directive is clear. To meet the needs of students …

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Socialists on the Job: A Cross-Generation Conversation

By Democratic Socialists of America

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Sunday Hot Take, May 16th, 2021

By Young Democratic Socialists of America

Labour Left again. Is this how I win? — Griffin Mahon, University of Virginia Following last week, I’m writing about James Schneider’s Novara series. Schneider begins his article on the state by rightly dismissing the anarchist common-sense of the ‘00s …

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Sunday Hot Takes, May 9th, 2021

By Young Democratic Socialists of America

Political pugilism and the Labour Left. Politics for me but not for thee — Elias Khoury, University of Michigan I have a confession to make: I’m a UFC fan. More precisely, I enjoy watching mixed martial arts. And the best …

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PBP Announces Our Co-Executive Directors

By Participatory Budgeting Project

The Participatory Budgeting Project is excited to announce our Co-Executive Directors: Kristania De Leon, Kristina Banks, and Shari Davis! Throughout 2020, a year of incredible transition inside and outside of our organization, the team at the Participatory Budgeting Project dove …

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CAIR-Houston Demands Congressman Troy Nehls End Support for Israel’s Human Rights Abuses

By Council on American-Islamic Relations

(HOUSTON, TX 5/17/2021) – The Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today said it sent a letter to Congressman Troy Nehls in response to numerous messages from constituents alerting the local chapter of a social media post announcing his support of …

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Ready Your Documents: What to Know to Apply for New York Rent Relief

By Make the Road New York

Applicants without internet access will likely be referred to community-based organizations for assistance, she said. Various organizations, including those that serve immigrants, have already kicked off efforts to inform clients and community members about the application process. Make the Road …

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Don’t “Fake It Till You Make It.” In the Workplace, Keep It Real.

By Catalyst Inc.

It’s more important than ever to understand the connections among mental health, employee wellbeing, and authenticity, writes Catalyst’s Azaleah Peterson. Everyone wants to feel accepted and engaged at work. Don’t we all wake up on a workday morning wishing to …

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Announcing LCF’s 2021 Gala Honorees

By Latino Community Foundation

It is a deep honor to celebrate the strength, resolve, and vision of our Latino leaders. As part of our 2021 You are Essential Gala, we will celebrate three extraordinary human beings, Humanitarian Chef José Andrés, CBS National News Correspondent …

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5 Positive Lessons from Parents During Covid-19

By Catalyst Inc.

Despite a difficult year, there can be silver linings. Last year, Catalyst employees shared their stories of caregiving during the pandemic. One year later, how are they faring? It’s been a long, difficult road, but many said they’ve learned valuable …

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What the Extended Eviction Moratorium Means for New York

By Make the Road New York

New Yorkers at risk of eviction and homelessness were thrown another lifeline this week. New York State is extending its eviction moratorium through Aug. 31, along with a rent assistance program for tenants. As the state prepares to reopen its economy this …

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AAPI Heritage Month: 4 Ways to Celebrate and Support

By Public Allies

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Throughout the pandemic, AAPI communities have been subjected to increased hate and harassment. According to Stop AAPI Hate, hate crimes have increased by 1900%, with many cases involving elders. Together we can end …

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KIND Europe: May 2021 Program Update

By Kids in Need of Defense

Afghani family living in Lesvos refugee camp for over a year and a half wins case to reunify with 12-year-old son in Germany with the help of European Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL). With the assistance of ELIL, an Afghani family …

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Alumni Spotlight: Laura Nguyen

By 21st Century Leaders

Our Alumni Spotlight for May 2021 is Laura Nguyen, a graduate of Morrow High School (2013), of Texas A&M University (2016) and of Georgia State University (2018). She is a Health Scientist at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …

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Teacher Highlights: Laos

By Pencils of Promise

Photo description: Two students in Laos sit at a desk and complete assignments out of a workbook | Photo credit: Xeng Yang Mr. Syphone Mr. Syphone is an active teacher from the Phou Nor Wanh community and has been participating …

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