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Here in Brooklyn, we've been feeling the economic crisis at a personal level...
Between the cuts to MTA services, health care programs and public education; along with increased costs of living at every level,like a $20 increase in monthly MTA passes and a 5-8% increase in gas/electric bills, it can get tough for families on my block to make it through paycheck to paycheck.
THE ROOSEVELT ACADEMY
There is power in a union, and as a former card carrying member of the NEA, I can attest to the strength of union representation. During my first year teaching, I was at a private institution with no collective representation.
Now Accepting Applications for Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program 2009!
Now Accepting Applications for MAAP 2009!
2009 SUMMER LEGAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), founded in 1974, is the first organization on the East Coast to protect and promote the legal rights of Asian Americans through litigation, legal advocacy, and community education. For more information abou
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This literally made me choke up again because I shared this experience more times than I care to remember.
As of 11:30 am EST, Senator John McCain officially decided to restart his previously "suspended campaign" and will attend tonight's debate at Oxford, Mississippi.
Around the country, activists and organizers are concerting efforts to ensure that our right to vote is fully recognize, restored and respected for all of us!
Endorse The Youth Agenda!
Generation Vote, www.genvote.org, a national alliance of 18 youth organizations, understands that the future is at stake right now - ours, our country's and our world's - and we take seriously the power and responsibility to shape it.
Generation Vote is our generation - millions of young Americans hungry for
change for one simple reason: the issues we face seriously impact our lives and
communities. Our commitment in 2008 is to demand leadership that shares our
values, from the city council to the White House.