Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about promoting a more open and multicultural environment in Poland for integrating refugees, with guests; Dr. Jakub Kościółek, President of the Board at Interkulturalni PL.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on meeting the urgent needs and other forms of support for Ukrainian refugees, with guests; Grzegorz Gruca, Vice President of Polska Akcja Humanitarna (Polish Humanitarian Action).
NEW YORK (AP) — Pride parades kicked off in New York City and around the country Sunday with glittering confetti, cheering crowds, fluttering rainbow flags and newfound fears about losing freedoms won through decades of activism.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization in their countries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed. The decision came out as Congress and states debate gun-control legislation.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new Florida law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks with some exceptions violates religious freedom rights of Jews in addition to the state constitution’s privacy protections, a synagogue claims in a lawsuit.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the aftermath of mass shootings, with guests;
Andy Pelosi, Executive Director of Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus; Anita Busch, Co-Founder of National Compassion Fund and President of Victim’s First; Scott Richman, Regional Director NY\NJ of Anti-defamation League; & Eric Mace, Leadership Council & Advocate of Victim’s First.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of mental health support and resources for the LGBTQ community, with guests;
Dr. Ann J. Robison, Executive Director of The Montrose Center in Houston, TX Stacie Walls, Chief Executive Officer of LGBT Life Center Rob Wheeler, Executive Director and CEO of The LGBT Community Center of the Desert & Robert Boo, CEO of The Pride Center at Equality Park.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on food insecurity, with guests;
Calvin A. Moore, President and CEO of Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma; Vincent James, President and CEO of Dare to Care Food Bank; and Kym Dildine, co-Chief Executive Officer of Central California Food Bank.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time, key players seeking accountability for atrocities during the Ukraine war have come together at an informal meeting of the U.N. Security Council to spur investigations into abuses that many Western countries blame on Russia.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on preventing animal cruelty, with guests; Kenn Altine, CEO of Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Alexis Pagoulatos, CEO of Animal Rescue League of Berks County, & Bill Ganley, Vice President & Chief of Humane Law Enforcement of San Diego Humane Society.