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Posted by | May 31, 2013
Battleground Caucus: Florida

Want to know more about what’s happening in battleground states like Pennsylvania and Virginia? Curious about key races and major ballot initiatives coming up? Come to one of these battleground...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
How to Fix That: Modernizing Our Elections

Thousands of voters waited for hours to cast their ballots in November, standing in lines long after the polls closed. Even President Obama commented that "we have to fix that"...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Not Your Mother’s Abortion Fight: Millennials, Youth of Color and the Fight for Reproductive Justice

Many youth of color and young feminists today see the fight for abortion rights as part of a broader fight for justice in multiple arenas. We’ll talk about reproductive justice...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
So You Want to Be a Pundit? Women Progressives on the Keys to Success

Progressive women's voices in world of political commentary and punditry are few. Yes, there are some high-profile exceptions, but research shows that only about 20 percent of political "talking heads"...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Your Rights at Risk: Drones, Guantanamo and America’s Never-Ending “Global War”

For more than 10 years, the U.S. government under two Presidential administrations has claimed the authority to deny human rights in the name of a never-ending and vaguely defined "global...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Artists for Justice: How Artists are Transforming the Narrative on Immigration and Equality

The migrant rights movement is rich with artists and producers who are producing culture that reach audiences beyond the bounds of what community organizing and policy-based organizing can do. Visual...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
The Price of the Ticket: Uncovering the Real Cost of Mass Incarceration

America’s addiction to incarceration has reached a crisis level. More than 2 million people are currently locked up, we spend more on lock-up than on higher education. One in 15...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Community Colleges: The Best Kept Secret in America and Why they Need our Help

More than a million Americans earned degrees or certificates from community colleges last year. Nearly half of them were part of the first generation in their family to go to...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Pop, Politics and Activism: Redefining the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have been in the national spotlight more than ever: as the fastest growing racial group, the fastest growing segment of the electorate, and for...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Organizing Support for Abortion Rights in Hostile Territory

When legislation is introduced in Virginia that severely imposes on reproductive rights, women across the country leap to attention. (Transvaginal ultrasounds anyone?) But when this kind of legislation is passed...

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