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Posted by | July 26, 2022
Equitable Development is Possible!: The Lower Hill Story

In the 1950s, the City of Pittsburgh was chosen to be the recipient of federal funds to address post-World War II urban renewal. Hence, the first Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)...

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Posted by | June 18, 2022
To Protect Our Elections, We Must Protect Those Who Run Them

We’ve talked a lot about 2020, but how do races in 2022 lay the foundation for fair elections in 2024 and beyond? This panel features Secretaries of States and candidates...

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Posted by | June 18, 2022
The Aftermath of Dobbs: State Attorneys General and the Fight to Protect Abortion Access

In June, the nation was shocked by the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Americans’ long-standing right to abortion by the Court’s issuance of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Disinformation and the Vote: Defending the Ballot Box in a Post-Truth World

Activists who work to close the racial turnout gap fight disinformation on two fronts: they divert resources to counter false and misleading narratives that target their communities, and they seek...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Hope in the Dark: Out-Organizing Voter Suppression in 2022

In response to the massive turnout in 2020, Republicans in state legislatures have passed aggressive voter suppression legislation that closes polling locations, shortens the window for early voting, and eliminates...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Election Subversion: The Role of State Legislatures in the Fight for Democracy

In key states, Republicans are building toward a future where they can engineer election outcomes by modifying the laws and rules governing election administration and limiting the ability of state...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Defenders of Democracy: The Battle for Choice at the State and Local Level

Join us for a discussion about the role state and local leaders can play in defending abortion at the state level. We’ll talk about the intersections of abortion rights and...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
More Than a Bomb: The Past and Present Impacts of Nuclear Weapons

The crisis in Ukraine has thrust the threat of nuclear war into the spotlight, but the reality is we have been at risk since the creation of nuclear weapons. From...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
Pennsylvania’s Plan to Take on the Corporations Harming Our Democracy

In 2020, Pennsylvania movement organizations took to the streets to defend democracy. These threats are no longer unique, and the suppression of BIPOC votes are increasingly funded by billionaires and...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
Solving the Climate Crisis Starts With Combatting Disinformation

Climate disinformation reduces our ability to pass climate policy, and we aren’t doing nearly enough to stop climate disinformation from spreading. It is no exaggeration to say we have recently...

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