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PRESS RELEASE: COALITION CONDEMNS CONGRESSIONAL DECISIONS ON FOOD STAMPS AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, February 9, 2014

Contacts: Harriet Applegate, 216-534-4640 / Greg Coleridge, 216-255-2184

COALITION CONDEMNS CONGRESSIONAL DECISIONS ON FOOD STAMPS AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Labor-Community Group Calls for Restoration of Food Stamp Cuts and Extension of Unemployment Insurance

Progressive Round Table with Members of Congress Grayson and Ellison

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

This month, the Progressive Democrats of America invite Alan Grayson and Keith Ellison to discuss legislation, share ideas, and strategize for success with union leaders and progressive organizers, taking our inside/outside work to new levels.  We hope you'll watch the roundtable streaming live here.

Testimony on immigration enforcement bill

June 13, 2013: Statement to the U.S. House of Representatives pertaining to the the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act of 2013 (SAFE Act).

Changing hearts and minds in Washington, D.C.

Milca Kouame in DC

AFSC staff member Jessica Roach looks on as Milca Kouame speaks at the White House Domestic Policy Council.

AFSC’s tradition of bringing constituents to meet face-to-face with lawmakers is providing a beacon of hope for change within a frustrating political climate in Washington, D.C.

Milca's testimony

Milca Kouame, one of the four youths who told the story of the hardships her family suffered from the current detention and deportation policies.

Fortune's testimony

Fortune Afeaneku, one of the four youths who told the story of the hardships his family suffered from the current detention and deportation policies.

Milca's testimony

The testimony Milca Kouame presented June 12 at the Congressional Briefing on the impact current detention and deportation polices are having on her family.

Madjoma testimony

The testimony Madjoma Cisse presented June 12 at the Congressional Briefing on the impact current detention and deportation polices are having on her family.

Florinda's Testimony

The testimony Florinda Beqiri presented June 28 at the Congressional Briefing on the impact current detention and deportation polices are having on her family.

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