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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

Written by: Nuno Pereira YP4’16 In November of 2014, we heard President Obama announce DAPA, and it gave my family something we were missing for so long: hope. Since I…

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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

Written by: Nick Powell YP4 ’17 Over the last three years, my awareness as to how impactful the courts in the United States is to the everyday lives of has…

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Let’s Not Forget About TPS Holders

Written by: YP4’17 Christelle Ettienne In the midst of immigration reform legislative debates and delays for permanent solutions for immigrants left in limbo by Trump’s executive orders, TPS holders have…

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Why Everyone Should Care About PACHA

Written by: YP4’17 Devin Hursey Photo Taken by: NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS On December 27 of 2017, members of the President’s Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS [PACHA] were informed of their dismissal from…

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Policy Change Not Prayer

On the morning of October 1st, I woke up to a barrage of texts. “Are you ok?” “Is your family safe?” I woke confused, but knew something had gone terribly…

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Beyoncé vs Groceries

The day that Beyoncé announced her Formation World Tour changed my life forever. It wasn’t because I had just snagged tickets to her concert, it was because while I checked…

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We Must Start Listening to Young Voices on Climate Change

“We are the climate generation, inheriting increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and rising sea levels. Climate change isn’t a merely a political game for us, our lives depend on stemming it.”…

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Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio tells people of color: Your rights don’t matter.

On August 25th, 2017 President Trump’s first presidential pardon went to a wildly controversial former sheriff from Arizona, Joe Arpaio. The White House granted a “full and unconditional pardon” to…

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Trump has ended DACA, but the fight isn’t over. Take action today!

For months, uncertainty dominated the lives of more than 800,000 young people across the country, as the Trump administration mulled over the future of the DACA program. Today, Attorney General…

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Trump’s Ban on Trans Individuals in the Military is Shameful and Dangerous

This morning, Trump tweeted that Trans identified folks will not be allowed to serve in the US military in “any capacity.” This is not only an attack on Trans folks…