While many Americans received federal aid to help them get by during the economic crisis, 12 million people are still waiting for this drastically needed relief. Thankfully, outreach campaigns can provide a solution if we act soon.
I am originally from Mexico, but I migrated to D.C. and have been living there for almost 14 years. I am passionate about immigration, the environment, and making sure that youth have the support they need in order to succeed. This is why I hope to continue to create safe and inclusive spaces where immigrant youth can learn how to organize around intersectional issues.
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 Actto 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.
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.
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.
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 with similar backgrounds and lived experience.