Late last year, Congress included provisions in the year-end omnibus bill to address EBT skimming from SNAP recipients. This is a promising step, but we encourage federal and state lawmakers to do more.
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act to take action on behalf of the more than 32 million workers who don’t have any paid sick days.
Jonathan P. Jones, MS, is the Commissioner of Recreation, Youth & Workforce Services in Albany, NY - the Capital City of New York! My departments are the connecting links to get healthier and wealthier in our community.
In deciding which policies to advocate for, there’s a tension between aspirational issues like reparations and more immediate solutions. But the two aren’t mutually exclusive. Reparations, however, aren’t just another policy with costs and benefits to assess—they’re about something deeper.
The Alabama Justice Initiative is a policy and advocacy organization working to end mass incarceration while advocating for social and racial justice through partnerships with other grassroots and human rights groups working on these issues.
I am the founder of Raw Uncut Woman. Our organization is based in Detroit, MI in the heart of the city. My role is to facilitate focus groups and collaborate with other local non-profits to provide resources for women, such as peer support from women…