USEE was founded by undocumented students at ASU after the November 2016 elections when we found ourselves in a political limbo and a sense of danger for us and our families, and the threat of losing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which would result in not being able to continue our academic pursuits, career goals, and be facing deportation.
Homosexuality is criminalized in over 70 countries around the globe. In ten of those countries it is punishable by death. As long as homosexuality is criminalized LGBT people will continue to face violence, harassment, and discrimination.
Wyoming plans to allow the trophy hunting of 24 Yellowstone area grizzly bears this fall. Just a year ago, these bears were protected under the Endangered Species Act. The American people spent millions of dollars to bring this species back from the brink of extinction and now the state of Wyoming will earn a mere $46,800 to allow rich trophy hunters to kill them for fun.
YOUTH MARCH FOR CLIMATE ACTION
JULY 21. WASHINGTON D.C.
This summer, youth from across the country will hit the streets in Washington, D.C., to build collective youth power. July 21st. Save. The. Date.
Those who care about the environment do not vote as often as they should. When you sign the Creation Care Voter pledge, you're sending a loud message that you're going to start voting your values. Help us send this message far and wide!
Since we started Plastic Free Friday a month ago, we've been amazed at the response. Over 6,000 people from around the world have pledged to go plastic free on Fridays, and that's just the start...
Take the pledge and find out more: https://friendsoftheearth.uk/plastics/
Sign the pledge to achieve America’s Goals:
I support America’s Goals. By signing below, I pledge to advocate for these goals, and work to achieve these targets in my state by 2030 or sooner.
America’s Goals for 2030
1. Good Jobs
1.a 100% of jobs pay a livable wage for all job seekers
1.b Paid family, vacation and sick leave for 100% of jobs
1.c Protect labor rights and increase worker representation
Encourage others to share how they will #PressForProgress this International Womens' Day.
There are five key ways you can commit to closing the gender gap:
Maintain a gender parity mindset
Challenge stereotypes and bias
Forge positive visibility of women
Influence others' beliefs / actions
Celebrate women's achievements