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A Rebuke to Trump? Calif. Sanctuary Bill Moves to Assembly

A Rebuke to Trump? Calif. Sanctuary Bill Moves to Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers gave initial approval Monday to a measure that prevents law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials, a measure that proponents said rebukes President Donald Trump for his immigration crackdown. It makes California a statewide sanctuary for many people who are in the country illegally. The state Senate passed […]

Portland Experiment Will House the Homeless in People’s Yards

Portland Experiment Will House the Homeless in People’s Yards

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Faced with an intractable homeless problem, officials in Portland are thinking inside the box. A handful of homeless families will soon move into tiny, government-constructed modular units in the backyards of willing homeowners. Under the pilot program taking effect this summer, the homeowners will take over the heated, fully plumbed tiny […]

California Blazes Trail With Idea to Become an Immigrant Sanctuary

California Blazes Trail With Idea to Become an Immigrant Sanctuary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats in the California Senate ramped up their fight Tuesday against President Donald Trump, advancing bills that would create a statewide sanctuary for people in the country illegally, provide money to pay lawyers for immigrants facing deportation and hamper any attempt to create a Muslim registry. The moves in the nation’s […]

President Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Lawsuit by Washington State

President Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Lawsuit by Washington State

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s attorney general said on Jan. 30 that he is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order that suspended immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations and sparked nationwide protests. The move makes Washington the first state to announce a legal action against the Trump administration over one of its […]

America’s Next Leaders: S.F. Teen’s Goal? Ensure Youth Voice Is Heard

Each year, Equal Voice News features “America’s Next Leaders”, a series that profiles the recipients of the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award. The award honors young people who, in the spirit of Sargent Shriver, have demonstrated a deep commitment to social justice and have transformed that commitment into effective […]

America’s Next Leaders: A Calif. Woman Works to Stop Sexual Assault

Each year, Equal Voice News features “America’s Next Leaders”, a series that profiles the recipients of the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award. The award honors young people who, in the spirit of Sargent Shriver, have demonstrated a deep commitment to social justice and have transformed that commitment into effective […]

America’s Next Leaders: A Youth Lifts Up Those Who Were Incarcerated

Each year, Equal Voice News features “America’s Next Leaders”, a series that profiles the recipients of the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award. The award honors young people who, in the spirit of Sargent Shriver, have demonstrated a deep commitment to social justice and have transformed that commitment into effective […]

America’s Next Leaders: Youth Thrive When They’re Encouraged

Each year, Equal Voice News features “America’s Next Leaders”, a series that profiles the recipients of the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award. The award honors young people who, in the spirit of Sargent Shriver, have demonstrated a deep commitment to social justice and have transformed that commitment into effective […]

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