Nationally renowned immigrant rights and reproductive rights organizer and long-time Mijente member, Alejandra Pablos was detained by ICE. She is the latest immigrant rights advocate facing deportation and is currently being held without bond at Eloy Detention Center in southern Arizona.
Between April 17th and 19th we will bring people from across the world together on twitter to share and discuss seabird conservation and research through the hashtag #WSTC4 for the fourth World Seabird Twitter Conference!
Last year's conference (#WSTC3) was a huge success with 1781 engaging with the conference tag from 52 different countries, reaching a total of 3.9 MILLION people!
In February of 2017, Jawara McIntosh - also known as Tosh 1 - son of legendary reggae artist Peter Tosh, was beaten into a coma, sustaining severe traumatic brain injuries while in the custody of Bergen County Jail in New Jersey while serving a six-month sentence for cannabis-related charges.
The U.S. Senate must block the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state. Pompeo has endorsed the use of torture, has pushed anti-Muslim policies, opposes the nuclear deal with Iran, and has shown an eagerness to support Trump's military escalation. At a pivotal moment when the U.S. must pursue diplomacy, not war, he's dangerous—and the Senate must reject him.
On April 16, Mariska Hargitay's groundbreaking new documentary, I AM EVIDENCE, will premiere on HBO. The film exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States, bringing attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors. Joyful Heart has made the elimination of the national rape kit backlog a top ad