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Domestic cuts don't help economy sustain success

Nina McLellan
Co-chair, Fund Our Communities Coalition, Cleveland
Greg Coleridge
Director , Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee
Crains Cleveland Business

Hundreds converge in Greensboro: a community facing a foreclosure crisis!

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Carolina Theater March 14

Hundreds Converge upon the Carolina Theater in Downtown Greensboro, NC on March 14, 2012

Drum beats and chanting filled the air as dozens of protesters marched from Washington Street to their final destination at The Carolina Theater. There they converged with an eager crowd of supporters to celebrate the premier of a locally produced short film, “Let’s Lose Our House: A Modern Foreclosure Tale.”

Rally Against Re-opening of the White St Landfill

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm

A message from Wasif Qureshi, Community Outreach Coordinator at the Islamic Center of Greensboro:

This is a call to people of all races, cultures and religions.  We  need you.  At precisely 5 pm on September 20th,  a rally will start in front of the Melvin Municipal Office Building in downtown Greensboro.  The number of people in support of keeping the White Street Landfill closed is massive and will be showcased at this rally. 

Atlanta AFSC Georgia Peace Center Open House

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Guest at the open house for the Atlanta AFSC Georgia Peace Center enjoy West African dance and drumming.

Immigrant Rights Program, Newark NJ

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Joceyln and her family

Joceyln (bottom row, middle), her father, and five siblings in front of their home in New Jersey.

At the Immigrant Rights Program (IRP) in Newark, N.J., our goal is to achieve policies that respect the rights and dignity of all immigrants, including a fair and humane national immigration policy.

The Immigrant Rights Program’s successful integration of legal services, advocacy and organizing has made a dramatic difference in the lives of immigrants in New Jersey and beyond by ensuring that immigrant voices are heard in policy debates, by assisting immigrants with challenging immigration cases, and by changing the narrative about immigration issues to influence policy.

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