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OneAmerica and Highline College Stand for Transit Equity


Written by OneAmerica organizer Carly Brook. Originally posted on the OneAmerica blog. Reliable access to transportation is the single most important factor in escaping poverty. This issue agitated and resonated with community members in Des Moines, Washington when they heard that light rail was coming to their community. OneAmerica, Highline College students, Transportation Choices Coalition, Read More >>

2015 Change Champions Awards


The Center for Community Change takes one day out of every year to celebrate some of the movement’s most visionary movement builders, leaders and change-makers. Tonight, we are lifting up the lives and work of six amazing leaders, the organizations they help run, and the changes they’ve helped bring about in the world. This year, Read More >>

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 >>