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'SHELTER' Highlights the Fight to End America's Youth Homelessness Crisis

In VICE’s new documentary, we journey to New Orleans to speak with the staff and residents of Covenant House, America’s largest non-profit shelter, to issue an urgent call to action to address the plight of homeless youth.
Impact Staff
38 minutes ago
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Three People-Powered Advocacy Campaigns to Watch in 2018

These campaigns are using our moment of upheaval to mobilize people to protect birth control, voting rights and against economic inequality this year and beyond.
Emily Weitz
a day ago
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Florynce Kennedy Is an Intersectional Feminist Hero Worth Honoring During Black History Month

As an advocate for women and people of color, Florynce Kennedy fought for the rights of marginalized communities and empowered underprivileged Americans.
Aaron Barksdale
a day ago
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US Cities are Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry to Stop Irreparable Climate Change Damage

As the Trump administration continues to fawn over the fossil fuel industry rather that job-creating renewable energy, local proponents in New York and California are looking for ways to take up the fight in court.
Meg Charlton
5 days ago
Voices
Voices

Democratic Campaign Workers are Unionizing for the Midterm Elections

The new Campaign Workers Guild wants progressive candidates to put their money where their values are with staff equity.
Aisha Naseem
5 days ago
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The GOP-Led Congress Must Fix America's Gun Crisis Now

Why isn’t Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, and Mitch McConnell's Republican government doing anything to stop this from happening again and again and again?
Matt Branham
2.15.18
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Why the Courts Are the Last Protection Against the Trump Administration's Attacks on Transgender Rights

The National Center for Transgender Equality is looking to the judicial branch to fight between the headlines to protect the legal rights of all Americans.
Madeline Moitozo
2.14.18
Frontier
Frontier

The #MeToo Movement's Next Step Must Include Victims of Online Sexual Harassment

Sexual assault survivors have been empowered by the strength of #MeToo, but the conversation must be extended to include those who are not consenting to what is being sent to them online.
Devorah Rose
2.14.18
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As Trump Continues To Disregard Women's Rights, Take a Stand to Defend Reproductive Rights Across the Country

From protecting birth control to abortion, these advocacy groups are mobilizing in the courts, communities and Congress in 2018.
Katelyn Harrop
2.13.18
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Marsha P. Johnson Was a Transgender Rights Pioneer Who Fought for LGBTQ Minorities

Johnson's pivotal role on the frontline of the Stonewall Riots, to establishing her own shelter for homeless queer youth, made her a POC and trans rights icon we should be thanking this Black History Month.
Aaron Barksdale
2.12.18
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The US Could Increase Voter Turnout By Changing the Way Americans Vote

No electoral system is perfect, but something's gotta give and European voting systems could be the way to go.
Alexis Chemblette
2.9.18
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Help These Groups Fighting Against Racial Inequality in Trump's America

This Black History Month, in an economic and socially divisive climate, it's never been more important to support groups fighting against prejudice and discrimination.
Shonitria Anthony
2.8.18