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Voters Will Decide Whether 1.5 Million Ex-Offenders Gain Back Their Right to Vote

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi have appealed a judge’s order to fix the voter restoration system for former felons that a judge ruled unconstitutional.
Kimberley Richards
a day ago
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Campus Organizers Petition Government Agency to Recognize US as 'a Nation of Immigrants'

The new mission statement by the USCIS sparked a college-led, pro-immigration controversy for students to take action.
Katelyn Harrop
4.10.18
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'Vice' on HBO Tackles Criminal Justice Reform and Youth Incarceration

Here's how you can help at risk youth from becoming an incarceration statistic.
Impact Staff
4.6.18
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These Veterans Are Standing With the Parkland Students in the Gun Control Debate

The school shooting in Florida has amplified the message of former soldiers who want stronger gun regulation.
Jasper Craven
4.5.18
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Thousands Are Marching on Washington on the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination to Fight Racial Injustice

The National Council of Churches spearheaded the rally as part of an initiative to confront racism, and address accountability to fight racial injustice within the faith community.
Kimberley Richards
4.4.18
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Syrian Refugees Are Finally Creating Much Needed Mental Health Support Systems

In one embattled city, nearly 90 percent of depression cases are caused by the war. We can do something to change that.
International Rescue Committee
4.3.18
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Washington's Newly Signed Voting Rights Act Empowers Communities of Color

The state admitted to weakening Latino votes based on racist practices. Now, it's committed to change.
Kimberley Richards
3.30.18
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Ex-Juvenile Detainees Get Job Training and a Second Chance at This Dallas Restaurant

Dropping recidivism rates, one new job at a time.
Eric Kingrea
3.29.18
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Gays Against Guns Links the Fight for Gun Control With LGBTQ Activism

After the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in 2016, the LGBTQ community has become a leading voice in the fight for gun control
Alice Rowsome
3.28.18
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These States Aren't Waiting for Gun Control to Be Fixed at the Federal Level

With 66 percent of Americans calling for stricter gun control overall and 97 percent supporting universal background checks, states have stepped in to fill federal gun control policy fails.
Katelyn Harrop
3.27.18
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An Anonymous Activist is Sending These Trucks Across the US to Protest Gun Violence

A fleet of mobile billboards dispatched across the country is furthering the conversation on gun violence in America and what can be done to stop it.
Impact Staff
3.26.18
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Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for the March for Our Lives

With a rallying cry of "Vote Them Out," Americans are headed to DC and sister marches across the country to demand gun control reform now.
Emily Weitz
3.23.18