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Good Wages, Local Jobs to Be Part of San Diego Project

Good Wages, Local Jobs to Be Part of San Diego Project

  To passersby, the scene earlier this month in San Diego might have appeared as a run-of-the-mill groundbreaking ceremony held by developers. But, in a sense, behind the row of people standing with shovels on April 17 at this site was San Diego’s first community benefits agreement, which grassroots advocates point out will bring living [...]
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Read the full story and view a photo gallery from Equal Voice News about how grandparents are stepping up to be “kinship caregivers.” The definition of “family” is always changing.
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Photo Essay: People Come Together to March for Climate JusticeA month after last year’s climate change march in New York City, Shaun (Sha) Grogan-Brown of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance wrote that more work is needed because world leaders aren’t doing enough. People from throughout the country participated in the September 2014 march.
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Photo Essay: Homeless in Silicon ValleySilicon Valley is home to Google, Apple and Facebook. It’s also home to expensive housing, income inequality and people without permanent shelter. In December 2014, photographers from Silicon Valley De-Bug documented the closing of a homeless encampment in San Jose, California.
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Photo Essay: When Grandparents Raise GrandchildrenWatch a video about grandparents in Casa Grande, Arizona and the love and support they’re giving to their grandchildren. Also, learn about how the definition of “family” is changing in the United States.
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Gerrie Naughton – A Sister Who Put Pharr Residents FirstHero’s name: To Honor the Memory of Sister Gerrie Naughton Home region: McAllen area, Texas Organization affiliation: ARISE Support Center Why this person is a Community Hero: “She is the founder of our community center, which is located in Pharr, Texas. She was a wonderful person, who I wished I could of met. But when I started [...]
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Jorge Servin – A Dad Fights ‘Harshest’ Immigration LawHero’s name: Jorge Servin Home city: Russellville, Alabama Organization affiliation: Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice Why this person is a Community Hero: “Just like millions of Mexicans living in poor conditions have done during the last decades, Jorge Servin left his hometown of Cuernavaca and immigrated to the United States in search of a better [...]
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