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Introducing Our New Writing Fellows!


For the past two months, Laffon Brelland Jr., Tamika Middleton and Elois Freeman have been participating in a Writing Fellowship pilot program at the Center for Community Change. In order to get the word out there about the true life experiences of the people who are struggling to get by in this economy, our Writing Read More >>

When Enough Gets to Be Enough


This blog was originally posted on the Voices for Human Needs blog.  On Monday night, thousands of people marched through downtown Atlanta in the pouring rain.  Most of them I had never seen. The march was multiracial (though mostly Black) and multigenerational (though mostly collegestudents). Protesters wore suits and dresses, caps and gowns, shorts and sneakers. Many Read More >>

Remembering Mike Brown


On Saturday, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American teenager named Mike Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri. He had planned to start college yesterday—and because of an unjustified act of violence he’ll never have that chance. If there was ever a time to take stand against police violence, it is right now. Activists Read More >>

Housing Development Closes Doors On Poor Residents


New York City developers are building a new luxury apartment that will apparently have a separate entrance for its affordable housing residents. Extell Development Company, who is behind the luxury building construction, came under fire last year with their plan to segregate the rich from the poor, and are moving forward with their plan. 55 Read More >>