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Several activist groups as well as children, teens and parents in the Southland are hoping to turn tragedy into change with a rally against gun violence ... Grassroots movement Drain the NRA, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and members of the Everytown Survivor Network will hold the rally ...
The panel discussion did not include a representative of a municipality or water department to address the activist's concerns. The University of Illinois' Havrelock said she has had an elected official at a similar event. Great Lakes Now asked activist Lewis-Patrick if issues around lead in water were so ...

Southern Dallas mourns loss of longtime activist, coach ... Neighbors across southern Dallas are remembering the live and contributions of activist Fahim Minkah, a longtime community organizer and respected track and field coach who ... Shockley was a grassroots organizer who often worked with Minkah.
These kids moved quickly the last couple days to build a social media campaign, while also tapping into the national grassroots network first organized ahead of the Women's March last year. With that help, they think the rally in Washington, D.C. on March 24 will be big. "We're going to have a place in ...
“For the first time in a generation, Democratic leaders, who normally endorse, have joined ranks with grassroots activists to make a strong endorsement in this year's congressional race,” a statement from the organization said. “We believe that Nate has what it takes to represent the people of Western New ...
They are part of what veteran political activists say is the biggest and most energetic liberal grassroots movement Tampa Bay and Florida has ever seen — and ... Activists across Tampa Bay made thousands of phone calls urging voters to turn out for Democrat Margaret Good, while Sarasota Republicans ...

After the contemporary artist Danila Tkachenko photographed a series of the country's abandoned wooden houses set ablaze, attempts to save Russia's wooden architectural heritage have become a high priority for preservation activists. Russia's ministry of culture has intentions to adopt an action plan to ...
... the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project as a sensible re-engineering of the road, not a freeway expansion. Shovels aren't scheduled to hit the ground until 2023, however, and into that breach a wide coalition of grassroots activists have charged ahead to fight the project, calling themselves ... wait for it .
Mr. Eady is a student concern specialist at North Charleston High, in Charleston, South Carolina. South Carolina was one of four states I visited to research—for my play Notes from the Field—what has come to be known, among social scientists, educators, jurists, politicians, and grassroots activists, as “the school-to-prison ...
KENSINGTON, BROOKLYN — Kensington activists are begging their Democratic state senator, who typically caucuses with Republicans, to support the ... But now New York Senate District 17 for Progress, the grassroots group leading 26 community organizations in this campaign, is asking Felder to join ...
Joining with the Life Issues Institute allows the Susan B. Anthony List to expand its audience through the institute's daily one-minute radio commentaries, and weekly and monthly publications, which it uses to communicate with grassroots activists in Ohio. “Life Issues' mission is to equip rank-and-file pro-life ...
Linda Hutchins-Knowles of the grassroots environmental activist group Mothers Out Front was enthused about the idea. We are so excited to have an alternative to the monopoly utility, said Hutchins-Knowles. And we look forward to enjoying 100% carbon-free electricity at rates competitive with or lower ...
He said his members want to reduce the say party leaders have in issuing endorsements, to ban corporate contributions, to do more to reach out to grassroots activists and to make voter-mobilization a duty of being a committee member. Activists are particularly angry that county Democratic Party leaders ...
One of the state's most prominent Tea Party activists needled the one-term incumbent agriculture commissioner over a variety of perceived missteps at a ... JoAnn Fleming, executive director of Grassroots America We The People, moderates a Republican primary debate between incumbent Agriculture ...
On Tuesday night, Republican activist Jeff Baumann introduced an explicitly anti-Islamic resolution at a caucus meeting in the suburban Coon ... and said, “for me, as the chair of the party, to get involved when one person or one precinct caucus is bringing forth a resolution, at the very grassroots level, is not ...
The outdoor clothing brand is launching a new initiative that aims to connect volunteers with environmental activists — “kind of a dating site,” ... The company reported raising nearly $90 million for grassroots activists over the last 35 years while training young activists to create more effective campaigns.
The Koch network made the decision to expand its judicial activity after seeing how engaged their activists were around the Gorsuch fight. “That January, that February, set records for our level of engagement,” Lucas said of the energy around the Gorsuch nomination. “We were able to see our grassroots ...

He'll also be doing a favor for the National Republican Senatorial Committee and any other fundraising or grassroots activist organizations looking to bolster the GOP's numbers in the Senate in 2018: Moderate, vulnerable Democrats could be in a bind over how to vote, and voting “no” could create instant ...
A hidden clause in the Turnbull government's foreign donations crackdown bill will decimate donations to grassroots political campaigners, activist group GetUp! claims. In its submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the government's electoral funding reforms, GetUp! says the bill represents a major threat ...
Activists said the theme reflected the grassroots movement against Trump's actions and comments about issues like healthcare and immigration that ... Gregory Gregory, a community development advocate and son of civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory, spoke to the crowd about leadership in ...
Stills is traveling the country in his 1972 Volkswagen bus, volunteering his time and meeting people in grassroots organizations. Bennett said that the NFL is never going to be able to stop the players from expressing their feelings about important issues outside of football. “I think there has never been a ...
Award-winning actress and noted activist Jennifer Lawrence was a surprise guest at Heights High today. She and @RepresentDotUs co-founder Joshua ... US, a grassroots organization, the Mother! star spoke to a group of juniors and seniors about fixing democracy. Other board members of Represent.
Kesha has never been nominated for a Grammy before; this year, she is nominated for two and will perform at the awards show for the first time. One nomination is for her latest album, Rainbow, and the other is for the single “Praying,” a song she wrote about finding peace after going through what she ...
“Through her work [Newsome] inspires the next generation of social activists,” Yale College Dean Marvin Chun said in opening remarks. ... She is a cofounder of the grassroots organization, The Tribe, which was created after the 2014 protests in Ferguson to address issues of systemic racism and inequality ...
We accomplish this through direct and grassroots lobbying and organizing on legislation and ballot initiatives. As a progressive social justice organization, the Task Force Action Fund works toward a society that values and respects the diversity of human expression and identity and achieves equity for all.
By Monday, most of them voted to end the shutdown, without securing protections for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program—to the deep frustration of grassroots activists. A broken status quo had prevailed, and the same media outlets that provided Trump with wall-to-wall ...
Various grassroots activists will pay homage to this country's forgotten segment of society and their families with the 22nd annual Freedom Fighters Dinner Tribute Saturday, Jan. 27, 3 p.m. to7 p.m., at the Unitarian Church of All Souls,1157 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. Sponsored by the Malcolm X ...
“They stood up and fought; it was great,” said Ezra Levin, co-executive director of the national activist group Indivisible. ... But can these activists convince Democrats to shut down the government again? .... As a national grassroots organization, Indivisible is made up of many local and state chapters.
Now, city leaders, activists, and clergy are launching a campaign to make it “a fair and welcoming city” for immigrants regardless of their legal status. ... Atlantic City activist Cristian Moreno is leading a grassroots campaign to make the resort welcoming to all regardless of immigration status. Follow story ...
Labour's new candidate in a key Midlands marginal has vowed to put community projects at the heart of his bid to reclaim the seat for the party. Mark McDonald, a human rights barrister who set up Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East, won the selection for Stoke-on-Trent South after receiving an ...
But for many grassroots activists, it's the complete opposite. “I think it says a lot about the Republican Party that they're willing to pit children against immigrant youth when we know that both issues are important,” says Alondra Gomez, 21, a DACA recipient and Tennessee college student who has been in ...
Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organizations or By Clara Bridges. If you lived in Arlington during the 2017 Virginia elections, you have probably ...
“Cathy Wright's passion for the Second Amendment coupled with her effective grassroots activism were critical to President Trump's 2016 election victory in North Carolina,” said Glen Caroline, NRA-ILA Grassroots Programs & Campaign Field Operations Director. “Wright has 'the right stuff' when it comes to ...
Insurer To Cover Dying Activist's Breathing Machine After Twitter Campaign ... Barkan, a leader of the grassroots activism group Center for Popular Democracy, was diagnosed in October 2016 with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease ― a terminal illness with no known cure that slowly paralyzes its victims.
Joining me tonight from Ontario is conservative grassroots activist Jim Karahalios. Jim is the founder of two conservative activist organizations, Axe the Tax and Take Back Our PC Party. He says he has been stripped of his PC party membership and dragged through the courts because he wants the Ontario ...
This single incident leads to one of Dufton's main ideas: activists should never trust a president to be their ally. (Take note, deplorables.) Dufton's new book, Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America, traces the cannabis legalization movement from its the beginning in the 1960s to the ...
Chattanooga, TN – -( In 2013, I watched as a rabidly anti-gun administration committed the worst kind of legislative overreach in my home state of Colorado – and I responded by starting a grassroots recall movement that ultimately removed two sitting state senators, including the Senate ...
More than half of grassroots Conservatives support the death penalty for serious crimes, according to a major survey that found rank-and-file members were a “breed apart” from other parties on their views. Academics at Queen Mary University London found stark differences on Brexit, and economic and ...
50 FOR SANBORN. Republican 1st District U.S. House candidate Andy Sanborn has been endorsed by 50 Granite State elected officials, veterans, business leaders and grassroots activists, and New Hampshire Primary Source has an early look. While most of the supporters reside in the 1st District, some ...
Tax policy, which can be deadly dull, hasn't inspired much enthusiasm for activist campaigns—until now. ... Prosperity Now and PolicyLink, two economic justice organizations, released a report entitled “Making the Connection: Bringing Tax Wonks and Grassroots Activists Together to End Inequality.
WASHINGTON - Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to repeal the Obama administration's net neutrality protections, overturning the 2015 Open Internet Order. This decision will enable broadband providers like Verizon, AT&T and Comcast to have more control over the content ...
So while about 1,300 miles away, progressive grass-roots activists in the Berkshires worked until the final hour Tuesday to encourage voters to hit the polls and support Jones ... Farkas said he has spent most of his life being a grass-roots activist, and felt particularly motivated this year to engage with voters.
Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and group of climate change activists spoke about the importance of reducing fossil fuel emissions at an event in Lisner Auditorium Wednesday. Sanders along with Bill McKibben, the co-founder of the climate group, Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., the president and CEO of the ...
“Progressives were happy to see Chuck Schumer and the Democrats respond to grassroots organizing over the past few months that led to unifying enough of the caucus to fight on this,” Shahid said. “But there was absolutely no reason why Schumer needed to publicly and enthusiastically declare that he ...
Fairfax, VA – -( The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is recognizing Chapel Hill resident, Cathy Wright, for her effective grassroots activism in protecting the Second Amendment. NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox presented Wright with the Jay M.
Political activists say simple thanks isn't going to cut it: They want Americans to show up for black women candidates, fund their campaigns and pay ... After all, it wasn't just the DNC or even the Jones campaign that succeeded in bringing black voters to the ballot box: It was grassroots organizations like ...
Hundreds of grassroots Republican activists will meet in Indianapolis as part of a two-day training event for local Republican Party leaders, candidates and volunteers. Each U.S. senate candidate will have a chance to speak to the gathering after which those in attendance will vote for their preference.
Nevada was rocked by the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, recent sexual assault allegations against elected officials, and has become a battleground state that will shape the Senate in 2018. The kick-off event in Las Vegas will bring together talent, musicians, grassroots activists, and elected officials to a key ...
Earlier this month in Cincinnati, Ohio, roughly 150 worker co-op and union activists came together for the Third Biennial Union Co-op Symposium. This conference marked a watershed of sorts, as the union co-op idea is increasingly seen by both union and co-op activists as a vehicle for community ...
WASHINGTON - Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to repeal the Obama administration's net neutrality protections, overturning the 2015 Open Internet Order. This decision will enable broadband providers like Verizon, AT&T and Comcast to have more control over the content ...


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