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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

Written by: Kaleab Brook I was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1992 only a year after an almost 30-year conflict fought my Eritrean separatists and the Ethiopian government. Born…

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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

Written by: Cici Battle YP4 ’10 As a young black woman in the United States decisions made in our Federal Courts have been instrumental to my life. Whether it’s from…

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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

Written by: Andrea Sosa Ironically, for a nation made up mostly of immigrants and founded on stolen indigenous land, the United States has always had a problem with immigration. As…

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Our Stories #OurCourtsOurLives

Written by: Caitlin Blunnie YP4 ’17 At the end of last summer, I had an abortion. Pregnancy caught me off-guard, but when I heard the doctor say “You’re 9 weeks…

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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…