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"Chicago Immigration Protest May 1, 2006" by jvoves licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Office of Refugee Resettlement recently found that more than 700 children have been taken away from their parents in...
California Homeless
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation's largest homeless population and needs to...
"Tauer" by T. Hayes licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Social benefit programs such as Medicaid and CHIP have been found to be most helpful to young children, as the...
Isis Portillo Executive Director Latinitas El Paso
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Isis Portillo, Executive Director of Latinitas El Paso, discusses the range of programs that are aimed at promoting freedom of...
FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, David Hernandez, left, Genevieve Peters, center, and Jennifer Martinez celebrate after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against the State of California's sanctuary cities law (SB54) during their meeting in Santa Ana, Calif. More local governments in California are resisting the state's efforts to resist the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, and political experts see politics at play as Republicans try to fire up voters in a state where the GOP has grown weak. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
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LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — The conservative backlash against California's so-called sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and...
Los Angeles Mayor
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just steps from City Hall's main door, a homeless woman sprawls on a cardboard box spread...
"give.up." by DeeAshley licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill that would help support human trafficking survivors as they recover from their pasts. ...
Roman Ortiz CEO of Project Arriba
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Roman Ortiz, CEO of Project ARRIBA, discusses the vital model implemented by the organization which helps individuals succeed in their...
"neighborhood watch" by Jeff Ruane licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Poverty which used to be more visible in major metropolitan areas is beginning to disperse, spreading to the suburbs where...
"Book" by Pedro Alonso licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The educational platform Edovo which focuses on providing resources for America’s incarcerated population has raised $9 million to expand its...
"College Campuses" by US Department of Education licensed under CC BY 2.0
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With the school year fast approaching, many college students may be forced to discontinue their studies due to increasing education...
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Theresa Eclov, Executive Director of Faith in Action for Cass County, discusses the role of volunteers and the community in...
"People Gardening" Photo courtesy of Common Good City Farm
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Read our interview with Common Good City Farm’s Executive Director Samantha Wetzel on the organization’s mission in providing nourishing vegetables...
"Guard tower" by olavXO licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Violence in private prisons across the U.S. has not had enough coverage in the media, yet a report from the...
"Gavel on Blue Desk Brick Wall" by Allen Allen licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Justice Department is requiring judges in the U.S. to complete a certain number of deportation cases every year in...
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Hanna Klemm, Farm Manager of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, discusses the success and impact of the farm project on...
FILE - In this May 2, 1969 file photo, Rev. Ralph David Abernathy gives the victory sign as he is escorted back to jail from Charleston County Court in Charleston, S.C., wear he and others were taken for hearings on violating an injunction limiting pickets at two hospitals. The members of King's tight circle barely paused to grieve, after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. They plunged into carrying out his unfinished work and turned it into a lifelong vow. (AP Photo/Lou Krasky, File)
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ATLANTA (AP) — Tyrone Brooks was 22 years old and 400 miles away, seeking clues to an unsolved lynching as...
MLK50 Poll
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., only 1 in 10 African Americans think...
Gun Violence Minorities
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Imani Holt was just 10 when she saw a neighbor get fatally shot by a triggerman riding...
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Hanna Klemm, Farm Manager of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, discusses the success and impact of the farm project on...
"Group of Volunteers" Photo courtesy of School on Wheels
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Read our exclusive interview with Catherine Meek, Executive Director of School on Wheels, on the organization’s mission to simultaneously help...
FILE--In this Dec. 1, 2014, file photo, a resident peeks out from inside a trailer after receiving an order to move at the Silicon Valley homeless encampment known as The Jungle in San Jose, Calif. San Jose, California-based Cisco Systems Inc. is donating $50 million to address the growing problem of homelessness in Santa Clara County and is encouraging other Silicon Valley companies to also step up. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, file)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Internet gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. announced Monday that it will donate $50 million over five...
Yemen
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Warring sides in Yemen and their international backers must stop blocking or delaying aid deliveries, a...
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Mary Mitchell, Executive Director of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, discusses the significant moment in history that inspired the creation...

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