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UFCW Leading the Fight for Immigration Reform


In 2014, there were 8.1 million undocumented immigrants employed in the United States. These hard-working men and women live in constant fear of arrest and deportation which would rip their families apart and forfeit their hard work.  No matter how much they contribute to society, they remain unprotected. Thankfully, there are allies working each and Read More >>

Shouting Beyond the Feminist Choir


When America celebrates Women’s Equality Day today, perhaps she will post pictures of her inspirational inhabitants on Instagram, or write a long heartfelt post about female empowerment on Facebook, sprinkling a few hashtags here and there. But apart from the familiar public service announcements, what are we doing to push gender equality forward? When the Read More >>

“That box was the bane of my existence”


Photo to the left: Dorsey Nunn is executive director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and founder of All of Us or None, which advocates for prison reform and the rights of formerly incarcerated people. Source: Legal Services for Prisoners with Children. On Thursday, advocates will rally in front of the White House and the Read More >>

Grassroots Leaders, Politicians, the American People All Agree: It’s Time to Expand Social Security


Although the White House Conference on Aging is held only once every ten years, Monday’s event was a crucial time to address issues for older Americans, especially as they retire in unprecedented numbers. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative John Conyers (D-MI), as well as 72 members of Congress and 2.5 million Americans wrote a Read More >>