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Celebs, supporters of Dream Act face off with anti-DACA protesters

For many DREAMERS, or undocumented young immigrants fighting to stay in the country, their battle could depend a lot on what happens in the next few weeks in Congress.

Supporters and...

01/3/2018 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
01/3/2018 | Published by: The Hill
01/3/2018

Itching for a fight, Dems vow to hold the line

Itching for a fight, Dems vow to hold the line

“DREAM Act or primaries,” Ady Barkan, a spokesman from the activist group CPD Action, said Tuesday. “We need Democrats to deliver on their promise to pass a DREAM Act now or we will put our full...

01/3/2018 | The Hill | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Object Action: The "F" Word in a Post-truth Era Opening Reception to Collect For Change Inauguration

Object Action: The "F" Word in a Post-Truth Eramarks the inauguration of Collect For Change-an initiative which collaborates with artists across disciplines, offering artwork with a portion of...

01/3/2018 | Broadway World | Civic Engagement

Líderes del Congreso reanudarán negociación con la Casa Blanca sobre futuro de “Dreamers”

Grupos como “United We Dream”, “Women´s March” y “CPD Action” reiteraron hoy que, en las próximas primarias, apoyarán a candidatos rivales que estén dispuestos a proteger a la comunidad inmigrante...

01/2/2018 | La Opinion | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
12/12/2017 | Published by: NBC News
12/12/2017

NYC immigrants fear raids as city fails to destroy ID card records

NYC immigrants fear raids as city fails to destroy ID card records

New York was alone in 10 U.S. ID card programs — including San Francisco and neighboring Newark, New Jersey — in storing applicants' personal data, according to a report by the charity the Center...

12/12/2017 | NBC News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
12/12/2017 | Published by: Capital & Main
12/12/2017

The Business of Change: Consumer Movements Pour on the Pressure

The Business of Change: Consumer Movements Pour on the Pressure

Consumer campaigns have existed for more than a century, but the Trump presidency has galvanized activists and accelerated their work.

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12/12/2017 | Capital & Main | Civic Engagement
12/12/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
12/12/2017

I don’t like the GOP tax bill, but now my life depends on beating it

I don’t like the GOP tax bill, but now my life depends on beating it

My path as an activist had been fairly conventional. After law school, I represented low-wage Latino workers in Queens who had been victims of wage theft, and I helped write New York City’s...

12/12/2017 | The Washington Post | Civic Engagement
12/11/2017 | Published by: Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
12/11/2017

Locals protest GOP tax plan

Locals protest GOP tax plan

Last week, more than 100 disability rights and health care advocates were arrested in Washington D.C. during a civil disobedience protest of the GOP tax plan. Among them were residents of...

12/11/2017 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript | Civic Engagement
12/10/2017 | Published by: New York Daily News
12/10/2017

Father with ALS asks Sen. Jeff Flake on flight to oppose tax bill

Father with ALS asks Sen. Jeff Flake on flight to oppose tax bill

An activist who suffers from ALS protesting the GOP tax cuts confronted Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) over his support for the controversial proposal and asked him to change his mind.

“Why not...

12/10/2017 | New York Daily News | Civic Engagement

"You can save my life - remember this conversation": Father with ALS confronts Senator Jeff Flake on flight from DC to Arizona over tax bill*

A terminally-ill father suffering Lou Gehrig's disease shared his personal story with Sen. Jeff Flake with the ambition to make an influence on his stance of the GOP tax reform bill.

Ady...

12/9/2017 | Daily Mail | Civic Engagement

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