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I Said Yes: Stepping Into Leadership for Justice

August 10, 2018
I've been on vacation with my family in SoCal these past 10 days. We took the kids to Knott's Berry Farm, the beach, the science museum, toured an old warship in Long Beach, visited the aquarium, La Brea Tar Pits, and so much more. A fun, but very full trip. Right before we left town, one of my...
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Deadline for telling the Commerce Department to junk its Census citizenship question is Tuesday, August 7

August 3, 2018
The Coalition on Human Needs submitted comments today to the Commerce Department voicing our strong opposition to the inclusion of a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census. Such a question would likely increase the undercount of children, especially children of color, those identifying as Hispanic/Latino, and those in low-income households.
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How Trump’s immigration policies are harming children and future generations

July 31, 2018
Since its beginning, the Trump Administration has attacked immigrant communities with a range of misguided proposals and executive orders that undermine civil rights and terrify families. These efforts are having devastating effects—right now and potentially long term—on the health and wellbeing of our nation’s youngest residents. Now, the White House is considering another deeply damaging policy. Draft changes to the “public charge” rule would put immigration status at risk if immigrant families seek access to programs that support health, nutrition, and economic stability. Through The Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future campaign, the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) are working with advocates across the country to fight back. Learn more and join us at https://bit.ly/PIFresources .
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5 Maneras de Apoyar los Esfuerzos de Reunificación Familiar

July 31, 2018
La administración Trump ha seguido ejecutando sus inhumanas estrategias de inmigración deportando a 431 padres y separándolos de sus hijos en la frontera mientras solicitaban recursos migratorios como el asilo. Estos niños pueden ser permanentemente separados de sus familias y ahora sabemos que...
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The Census Citizenship Question and Children

July 27, 2018
Who counts as a person in America? The answer is more complicated than it should be. Every ten years the government is required by the Constitution to count the entire resident population of the United States. The Census matters for a very long list of reasons beginning with political...
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5 Ways You Can Support Family Reunification Efforts

July 27, 2018
The Trump administration has continued their zero-humanity immigration strategies by deporting 431 parents whose children were taken from them at the border as they were seeking immigration pathways such as asylum. These children are likely to be permanently separated from their families, and it’s...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 27. 2018

July 27, 2018
This week we're calling out the Trump administration for its failure to reunite hundreds--perhaps more than 1,000--children with their parents or family members by yesterday's deadline. Every day, every hour, every moment that children remain separated from their parents means more terror and more...
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We Are MomsRising!

Everything You Need to Know About We Are MomsRising!

July 24, 2018
I don’t know about you, but lately the doom and gloom of politics makes my head spin. It is hard to not only keep up with what is happening but also on what to make of it all. When everything feels like it is going wrong, it is more important than ever to find moments of inspiration. For me, one of...
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The Human Needs Report: House Labor-H bill, migrant family amendments, a SCOTUS nominee, threats to the ACA, and more

July 23, 2018
Read on for the latest on the House Labor-H bill and other FY19 spending, migrant family separations, proposed SNAP cuts, reactions to the Supreme Court nominee, threats to the ACA, and more.
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#5Actions of the Past Week: July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018
It's Friday! And hopefully a beautiful day wherever you are. Summer is hopefully a time when you can relax and tune out a bit. And that's why our weekly #5Actions round up of top actions from the past week is so useful. Please scroll down and make sure you've checked all of these urgent calls-to-...
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