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December 14, 2020 Sharisse Tracey

Biden: Fulfill Your Promise on Child Care

As the mother of four, currently with two school-aged children attending public school remotely, I can’t help but reflect on a time when I was completely reliant on child care […]

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October 15, 2020 Emily Withnall

Families are hurting, pass a second stimulus bill now

My oldest teen got sick with Covid-19 at the end of June, and I contracted it shortly afterwards.  I’ve been sick for three months now and the fatigue, pain, and […]

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This is What it Means for Biden to Have My Back

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

Coming off a disastrous four years of Donald Trump, there are a lot of competing priorities for the new Biden administration. I speak from the perspective of someone who welcomes […]

Biden: Fulfill Your Promise on Child Care

Sharisse Tracey

As the mother of four, currently with two school-aged children attending public school remotely, I can’t help but reflect on a time when I was completely reliant on child care […]

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Emily Withnall

I vote because I’m a mother whose kids have suffered the consequences of policies and political decisions that negatively affect them. I vote because I’m a single parent who has […]

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The Disposable Industries: Calls to Reopen the Economy Ask Workers to Put their Health At Risk

Back in my early 20s, I proudly wore the job title of “coffee girl.” I had five years of experience by the time I was 22, working full-time at a […]

Why We Should Celebrate National Poetry Month During a Pandemic

April is traditionally filled with patronizing one of the oldest forms of literary art — poetry. During National Poetry Month, audiences typically attend readings and discussions and use this time […]

Convening of the Housing Narrative Project: Re-centering the Conversation About Housing Around Love, Belonging, and Human Dignity

The year-long Housing Narrative Project is rooted in a bottom-up approach that listens to the voices of the most impacted and those working on the front lines of the housing […]

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Mixed Race: Racism and Anti-Blackness

In the United States, race is still a social construct that shapes how other people treat you. No matter how you may personally identify, how someone else sees you can […]

by Mikka Macdonald 15452 Views
Mixed Feelings: White Enough

“I don’t look black, I’m not treated black, but I feel black. I know I’m white-passing and frankly, it’s frustrating,” said James, 32. “I feel like I’m whitewashing my own […]

by Mikka Macdonald 6938 Views
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 […]

by Nadia Eldemerdash 4660 Views
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 […]

by Mikka Macdonald 4445 Views
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When crises hit, needed action knows no borders

Each person in our communities deserves a safe home — especially during natural disasters and an increasingly urgent climate crisis.

Housing is Essential for All of Us

Housing is essential for all of us. This year, we are facing a new stage in our decades-long housing crisis. Now, more than ever, we are having unprecedented national conversations […]

Why Are You a Voter?

Our American tradition is steeped in fighting for our essentials and demanding a chance for all families to thrive. Our history is packed with moments of rising together and standing […]