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In this Jan. 7, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington,. The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue. The high court on Tuesday reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans. The high court for now declined to take up cases about the plan. The cases will continue to move through lower courts. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and...
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Jocelynn Lujan, left, and her sister, Jennifer, attend a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M., where activists denounced President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration. Identical Democratic proposals in the New Mexico House and Senate would prevent state agencies from cooperating with federal immigration authorities and limit the authority of sheriffs and jails to hold federal immigrant detainees. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico, the state with the largest percentage of Hispanic residents in the nation, could...
"Women's March, January 21 2017" by Jonathan Eyler-Werve licensed under CC BY 2.0
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As the third annual Women’s March approaches this upcoming weekend, many prominent organizations will not be partnering nor sponsoring the...
George A Jones CEO
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
Yusra Syed, left, listens as Atiya Aftab speaks during a meeting at the Center for Islamic Life at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Women have been elected heads of national governments on six continents. They have flown into space, served in elite combat...
Vogel Kids Playing
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with President & CEO of Vogel Alcove Karen Hughes on the organization’s mission to help homeless...
Abortion State Battlegrounds
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NEW YORK (AP) — On each side of the abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent political developments plan...
Paula Thompson in the studio
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Paula Thompson Felder, Executive Director of Voices for A Second Chance, discusses the organization's unique approach in helping incarcerated individuals...
Chef Creole owner Wilkinson Sejour hands out free hot meals to TSA workers at his restaurant at Miami International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Miami. The restaurant is offering free lunch and dinner to federal airport employees affected by the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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MIAMI (AP) — Florida airports are helping federal workers who aren't getting paid during the government shutdown by offering free...
Trump Birth Control California
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth...
"Women's March Los Angeles" by Larissa Puro licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a new study published in the journal BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health, women of color are particularly vulnerable...
Melissa-Lopez
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Melissa M. Lopez, Executive Director of Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, discusses how often overlooked prejudices limit the abilities of...
"06112018 - Homeless Youth from Schoolhouse Connection-54" by US Department of Education licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to data from the California Department of Education, the number of students that are living in homelessness has increased...
"Diverse Group of Lawyers" Photo courtesy of California ChangeLawyers
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with California ChangeLawyers Executive Director Chris Punongbayan on how the foundation implements greater ethnic representation...
A migrant from Honduras pass a child to her father after he jumped the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the U.S. border wall and hand themselves in to border patrol agents. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story. ...
Albert-Mesta
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Alberto Mesta Jr., Branch Manager of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid El Paso, discusses the tremendous need for legal services for...
"Goodwill (Manchester, Connecticut)" by JJBers licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The industry of non-profit thrift stores, such as Goodwill and Family Pathways, has been thriving in recent years, and experts...
FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, a semi-automatic rifle, with "God Bless America" imprinted on it, is displayed for sale on the wall of a gun shop in Lynnwood, Wash. Starting Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, no one under the age of 21 in Washington state will be allowed to purchase a "semi-automatic assault rifle," under a voter-approved initiative that passed in November. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Tuesday joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a...
In this Dec. 19, 2018, photo, Earlonne Woods shows recording equipment similar to what he used in San Quentin State Prison to produce his podcasts, during an interview in Oakland, Calif. Woods, 47, was recently released from San Quentin prison after California Gov. Jerry Brown commuted his 31-years-to-life sentence for attempted armed robbery. Brown cited Woods' leadership in helping other inmates and his work at "Ear Hustle," a podcast he co-hosts and co-produces that documents everyday life inside the prison. "Ear Hustle" launched in 2017. Its roughly 30 episodes have been downloaded a total of 20 million times by fans all over the world. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In California, inmates typically are granted parole by doing good deeds or showing they have been...
Linda-Rivas
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Linda Rivas, Executive Director of Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, discusses the importance of supporting all individuals, regardless of their...
"Kids eating lunch" Photo courtesy of Family League of Baltimore
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with President and CEO of Family League of Baltimore Demauane Millard who details how the organization...
"students-in-class-with-teacher-reading" by Ilmicrofono Oggiono and more licensed under CC BY 2.0
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's education department is advising local school officials that it's not their role to determine whether...
Nonprofit Spotlight by mOppenheimORG
Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Environment, Health, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
In 2018, we had the pleasure of interviewing many organizations that are transforming communities across the US. We celebrate...
Linda-Velarde-Poster-2
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Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...

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