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March 15, 2018 10:15 pm Nadia Eldemerdash

Transparent government goes hand in hand with civic engagement

In May 2017, the City of Henderson announced it was removing Police Chief Patrick Moers because he promoted a charity foundation to local businesses. That was the party line until,…

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Young Latinx Hopefuls Hunger to Change Nevada Politics

Karl Catarata

Earlier this month, more than 40 Latinx attended the American Dream Project Regional Training to learn how to become phenomenal… ...

After Trump's fake deadline on Dreamers passes, immigrant youth still in limbo

Thomas Kennedy

In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, the focus of lawmakers has largely shifted from finding a solution for the… ...

Transparent government goes hand in hand with civic engagement

Nadia Eldemerdash

In May 2017, the City of Henderson announced it was removing Police Chief Patrick Moers because he promoted a charity… ...

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Trump – A Racist-In-Chief, Unleashed

Earlier this week it seemed as though negotiations over the future of the 800,000 young immigrants formerly protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (“DACA”) had finally turned a corner. ...

Trump’s War on Families Intensifies

After a 17-year journey, my parents will no longer be undocumented. This was no easy feat to accomplish, I lived 11 of those years without papers along with them, and once I was able to adjust my status, it was five more years until I became a citizen and I could petition my parents for their residency. ...

Senate health care bill would pull the lifeline of the chronically ill

Jamison Hill hasn’t been able to get out of bed in two and a half years. For 18 months, Jamison was too sick to tolerate clothing, eating, daylight, or too much movement or sound. When I met with him last fall, he sat up with the help of pillows and could tolerate limited amounts of light. We took a few pictures together, momentarily lighting the room with the flash. ...

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A Year of Fighting for our Families and Friends

The Center for Community Change, in its work with the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), has been standing steadfast against attacks against our family and friends. Even in the face of Trump’s non-stop barrage of hateful immigration policies, FIRM and its members did not hide in the shadows. FIRM members showed up countless times this year at rallies, at Congressional offices, held hunger strikes and never let their voices be silenced. And we are determined to continue to push forward in the year ahead.

CCC/CCCA Communications Fellows Tell The Stories That Make Change

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CCC celebrates 50 years: Change is coming for the next 50 years

At the center of our stories is change. Some change, we decide for ourselves ...

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Raising their voices at the Latin Grammy Awards with Alejandro Sanz for #DreamActNow

30 young leaders came together at The Latin Grammys to spotlight the urgent need for the Dream Act.

DREAM ActImmigrationLatinosDecember 11, 2017 5:00 am
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Jeremiah Chapman

Jeremiah Chapman is a North Carolina-based activist who focuses on raising the voices of people fighting for equality.

Wendi Thomas

Wendi C. Thomas is a social justice activist and award-winning journalist from Memphis, Tennessee.

Stephanie Land

Stephanie is mom to two beautiful girls and their shelter dog, Bodhi. She has worked as a house cleaner and landscaper to make ends meet.

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith is the Director of the WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition.

Andrea Morales

Andrea Morales is a Latinx photographer and journalist, who was born in Peru and raised in Miami, Florida.

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

Darryl is a freelance writer. He has covered post-Katrina New Orleans, poverty exploitation in the plasma industry, and the Charleston massacre.

Kok-Leong Seow

Kok-Leong Seow is a DACAmented computer scientist and graduate student at Columbia University.

Thomas Kennedy

Born in Argentina, Thomas Kennedy came to the United States with his parents at the age of ten, first living in New Jersey before settling down in Miami.

Jamilah Sabur

Jamilah Sabur is an interdisciplinary artist who was born in Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica.

Sharisse Tracey

Sharisse Tracey is an Army wife in upstate New York, mother of four, educator and writer whose work has appeared in many publications

Christen Hill

Christen Hill is a multimedia journalist and video storyteller with a focus on issues of race, social justice and culture.

Mikka Macdonald

Mikka Macdonald is a writer who focuses on social justice issues. She is a communications professional in Washington, D.C.

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