March 5, the date set back in September for the final termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, is looming, but congressional efforts to reach a bipartisan compromise to protect Dreamers have thus far failed.
With thousands of young immigrants brought to the US as children poised to lose their legal protections and permission to work, it is difficult to see a way forward politically.
SheDecides Day is a day of energy and activity. All over the world people are standing up, speaking out and taking action to ensure that #SheDecides about her own body. We fight for a world where every girl and woman can decide what to do with her body, with her life and with her future. Without question.
Every minute the equivalent of one garbage truck full of plastic ends up in the ocean.
By 2050, the world’s oceans are projected to have MORE PLASTIC THAN FISH by weight.
Yet every year, 4+ billion plastic-lined Starbucks paper cups are thrown away along with masses of single-use plastic lids, its signature green straws, and cutlery.
The Badass Teachers Association, a national grassroots education activist organization with over 300,000 in our network, stand in solidarity with our students who demand an end to Gun Violence NOW! Educators across this country are saying enough is enough. We stand in strong solidarity with families and students who are demanding #NeverAgain.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 runs from 26 February to 11 March and aims to put a spotlight on trade.
It's a shocking fact that many farmers who produce the food we love still don’t earn enough to feed their own families. It’s time for this injustice to end.
World Beyond War is an active member of the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases. In January, the Coalition passed a resolution declaring a day of action on February 23, the 115th anniversary of the U.S. government’s seizure of Guantanamo Bay, to protest the U.S. military's continuing illegal occupation of Guantanamo.
I pledge to join the National Day of Action on April 20 to Protect Students Against Gun Violence. April 20 is the anniversary date of the shootings at Columbine High School. I will urge my friends, family, and neighbors to join the Day of Action as well. The failure to enact rational laws around the purchase of guns that are designed for mass shootings is inexcusable. The time to act is now. Every child deserves to learn in a school that is safe.