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The Fight for Voters’ Rights Is a Necessary Interruption

“Forward together, not one step back” were the chants heard in every space we entered while we marched for voters’ rights in Winston-Salem, North Carolina last month. On July 13,…

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YP4 Launches North Carolina Community College Initiative

At YP4 we know that beyond a center of community activity, community colleges have the real potential to become centers of grassroots progressive activity. This is especially true given that…

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Countering the Conservative Campus Crusade

By YP4’s Advocacy Associate Gabriela De Golia  The following post was originally featured on the People For Blog. Last week, in a speech in support of a constitutional amendment to reduce…

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Locking Up Immigrants Is A For-Profit Business

By Jill Nguyen ’13 My friend Micajah Cooper could not believe what he saw and heard during his visit to the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GA in mid-February. Micajah,…

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Why Money in Politics is a Youth Issue

By Gabriela De Golia Campaign finance reform and the impact of money in our elections are often thought of as important political issues, but rarely as youth issues. Little is…