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June 14, 2018 10:02 am Thomas Kennedy

Separating children from parents is cruel, no matter your stand on immigration

Last year, I spent an evening with immigrant youth from Homestead, a city and major agricultural area of south Florida. While there, I attended a workshop facilitated by Miami-based interdisciplinary…

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Residuum: Eyewitness Describes What Was Left Out of Police Homicide Report

Nissa Tzun

Pulled over for speeding, her fiance did not survive the traffic stop. Amber Bustillos is challenging the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s official narrative of Junior Lopez's homicide. ...

We need to sweep white supremacists out of office before we can really confront racism

Thomas Kennedy

Last month, a viral video depicting New York lawyer Aaron Schlossberg’s racist rant against two Spanish speaking employees in a… ...

In November, everything is on the line

Nadia Eldemerdash

This piece originally published in the Las Vegas Sun. Every election year, the posters and signs go up announcing new… ...

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The Austin Bomber case shows we are quick to label POCs, but not whites, when they do wrong

The citizens of Austin were terrorized by a series of bombings that left two people dead, and injuring others. The suspect ultimately blew… ...

Ideas of MLK, RFK still needed today

When President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty in 1964, his audacious goal was to end poverty in the richest country in the world by our bicentennial in 1976. Four years later, assassins killed two of the most powerful voices of this movement, and with them, our nation’s commitment to ending poverty. ...

Happy Birthday, CCC!

The Center for Community Change turns 50 this year! The staff and extended family of CCC have special birthday messages for the organization that is facing a major milestone in transformational change. These wishes come from the change-makers who are building power in our communities, and injecting new energy into the movement. Join us in celebrating the years of change ahead! #CCCat50 ...

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Standing Strong with Immigrants and Survivors

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May 18, 2018 2:47 pm

SNAP works and so should Congress

WASHINGTON D.C.—  The Center for Community Change hosted a partners and leaders convening to discuss strategies and to develop collective actions opposing the harmful cuts proposed in the Farm Bill,…

No more #EmptyPlatesEmptyPromises

More than 60 mom, dads, seniors and people with disabilities delivered empty plates to the Washington, D.C. office of Texas House Rep. Mike Conaway, author of the Farm Bill, to…

Economic JusticeHandsOffPovertyApril 30, 2018 9:52 am

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.

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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.

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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