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"RCDC Barbed Wire Fence Light 2" by H. Michael Karshis licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
The increase in the number of women in Texas prisons is in large part due to substance abuse, poverty and...
"Child" by baraa_kell licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Washington, D.C. is being sued for gentrification that is affecting low-income, black families through policies that “favor white millennial renters,”...
"Homeless in Los Angeles" by pdjohnson licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
One of the highest populations of homeless individuals who are living without access to shelters is in the city of...
Melissa-Lopez
Justice & Poverty, Previews
Melissa M. Lopez, Executive Director of Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, discusses how often overlooked prejudices limit the abilities of...
"Kid learning to read" Photo courtesy of Holy Family Day Home
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Holy Family Day Home Executive Director Heather Morado on the organization’s efforts in minimizing the...
"Los Angeles March for Immigrant Rights" by Molly Adams licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Foundations, Justice & Poverty, News
Support for immigrant families surged earlier this month when a couple started a fund on Facebook to help the Refugee...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process...
Albert-Mesta
Justice & Poverty, Previews
Alberto Mesta Jr., Branch Manager of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid El Paso, discusses the tremendous need for legal services for...
Immigration Holding Facility
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out...
Immigration Separated Families
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a rising tide of outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant...
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AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the border over a six-week period during...
Linda-Rivas
Justice & Poverty, Previews
Linda Rivas, Executive Director of Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, discusses the importance of supporting all individuals, regardless of their...
Doctors Guns
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel
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CHICAGO (AP) — To solve Chicago's affordable housing crisis, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling on developers to think small. ...
Mayors Conference
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
BOSTON (AP) — A bipartisan coalition of U.S. mayors called Friday for policies to curb gun violence and pledged to...
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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...
Gaza Pushed Into Poverty
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Samia Hassan used to have enough money to feed her two dozen children and...
"child" by Sudipta Mallick licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
A new report from the international nonprofit organization Save the Children states that more than 1.2 billion children around the...
Prison Reform
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) — Demetriuse Geyer, who met his father while both were inmates inside a Connecticut prison, says he's...
Stephanie-Karr
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Stephanie Karr, Executive Director of the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence discuss how the organization provides confidential assistance, educational...
"The Exact Moment" by John McStravick licensed under CC BY 2.0
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island joined its neighbors on Friday in banning devices that enable semi-automatic weapons to mimic...
"IMG_8669" by longislandwins licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
San Francisco is battling with an overflow of syringes on the streets and in homeless encampments, where they are used...
"IMG_8669" by longislandwins licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
The new Zero Tolerance policy implemented under the Trump administration maintains that anyone who is crossing the U.S. border illegally...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Environment, Foundations, Health, INSIGHT, Justice & Poverty, Previews
In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...

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