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January 13, 2020 Marisol Bello

Why we need the Dems to keep talking childcare

As the Democratic party prepares to host the next Democratic debate on Jan. 14, we hope that presidential candidates will pay attention to the families and childcare workers who are […]

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Willie Francois

An Accounting Problem: Reimagining Racial Healing in the US Fifty-two years after Martin Luther King’s grueling assassination offered the U.S. its opportunity to pursue a route of cheap justice—a facade […]

Why we need the Dems to keep talking childcare

Marisol Bello

As the Democratic party prepares to host the next Democratic debate on Jan. 14, we hope that presidential candidates will pay attention to the families and childcare workers who are […]

Welcome Home: Navigating the holidays without a home

Michael Jackson

“What are you and your son doing for the holidays?” This question, innocently asked, is an emotional minefield for me and families like mine across the country coping with homelessness. […]

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Welcome Home: Navigating the holidays without a home

“What are you and your son doing for the holidays?” This question, innocently asked, is an emotional minefield for me and families like mine across the country coping with homelessness. […]

In memory of Toni Morrison

The first book that I read by Toni Morrison was her artfully bejeweled 1970 novel, The Bluest Eye. I was in the upper grades in high school, maybe 16 or […]

We’re Making Significant Steps Toward a New Federal Minimum Wage

In my years participating in progressive movements, fighting “the good fight” alongside other visionary activists and progressives with very different personalities, different strategies, and different campaigning styles, I have noticed […]

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Mixed Race: Racism and Anti-Blackness

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Why progressives need to mobilize against Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump selected a clear partisan as his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy who announced his resignation at the end of the Supreme Court’s term. Federal appeals court judge […]

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Why Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is an American Hero

If I ever have a daughter, I am going to tell her about the patriotism and heroism of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. And if I ever have a daughter, I […]

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Proposed Work Requirements Rule for SNAP Could Harm Those Already Facing Hunger

Implementing strict work requirements for safety net programs—particularly the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—has been a recurring goal for many GOP leaders and the Trump administration. Concerned observers breathed a […]

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Meet Lorella: She’s a Historic First, ‘But Not the Last’

We ended 2019 celebrating with Lorella Praeli, our new President of Community Change Action and Vice President of Community Change, as she was named one of the 20 Women of […]

2019: A Year of Power from the Ground Up

In 2019, Community Change and Community Change Action built #PowerFromtheGroundUp in almost every state with more than 100 grassroots groups, so we all have a voice to be agents of […]

As schools Pushout Black girls, organizers pull together

All children in our country should feel safe and welcomed in their school environment so they can grow into their full potential. Unfortunately, the experiences many Black girls have in […]

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