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Posted by | June 24, 2016
AFT Student Debt Clinic [Sponsored Panel]

Over 40 million people in the United States are carrying debt from student loans worth $1.3 trillion, an average of over $30,000 a borrower. Many people struggle with making their...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Strategic Communications for Black Lives

Behind the scenes of the Movement for Black Lives, strategic communicators work to amplify the movement's visibility and maintain a national dialogue about police brutality and the criminalization of people...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
What Does it Mean to be Progressive on Israel and Palestine?

In the Spring of 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed himself as a partisan Republican in a way that he hadn't publicly before. This created the space for "mainstream"...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
A Pink Case Study: Why the Progressive Movement Is Stronger Together

On September 29, a diverse coalition came together to deliver more than 2.4 million petition signatures, hold more than 350 events nationwide and organize hundreds of thousands of pink-clad women,...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
The Progressive Movement Has a Sexual Assault and Harassment Problem. Now What?

We have a rape culture problem in the progressive movement. After the high-profile closure of FitzGibbon Media and the rise of a survivor-justice movement, addressing everyday sexism, sexual harassment and...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Race and Justice: Telling the Stories of Black and Latino Youth in the Adult Criminal Justice System

Over the last decade, a number of states have enacted laws that aim to keep juveniles out of adult prisons and court systems—a reversal of the tough-on-crime legislation of the...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Rejecting the Pale, Male and Stale Leadership Pipeline: A Roadmap to Building Inclusive Organizations

It's not good enough to have all cis-white male leadership in organizations that do social justice work. Many youth organizations have figured out how to center people of color, queer...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Welcome to the Police State: How Islamophobia Became Everyone’s Problem

Since 9/11, officials have used the specter of Muslim terrorists to justify an ever-expanding police state. We're fed a steady stream of FBI-manufactured plots, exaggerated threats and blanket otherization of...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
The Poli-tech Startup: Working through the Challenges [Voter Pick]

Many of the challenges facing progressive political tech startups are unique. VCs are inherently skeptical of poli-tech and the measure of early success is often much different than it is...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
Changing the Face of Criminal Justice: Why Women of Color are Crucial to Criminal Justice Reform [Voter Pick]

In 2015, a shocking report from the Reflective Democracy Campaign found that 79 percent of the 2,437 elected prosecutor positions in the U.S. are filled by white men, and only...

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