November 2012

In the aftermath of an electoral defeat in which most immigrants voted Democratic, Republicans are again saying they're for "comprehensive" immigration reform. Earlier this week, three Republican Senators introduced the ACHIEVE Act, a watered down version of the DREAM Act.

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Another story of the abusive impact of unjust immigration detention policies.

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Last week another tragedy struck in Florida due to the Stand Your Ground law.

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Thank You
Thank you for being part of our community.

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Wetback. And Proud.
Rhina's experience of immigration to the US informs her commitment to standing with those susceptible to an unjust immigration detention policy.

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With the California Air Resources Board set to hold its first auction of carbon emissions permits under the state’s cap-and-trade program today, recently-signed legislation finally guarantees that a significant proportion of the proceeds will benefit low-income, highly polluted communities. This is a big win for California communities of color.

Let's Run This
Rachel- a member of Team Ella Baker Center- invites you to become a part of the 2013 team!

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Blogging for Human Rights Day
Get ready to blog on the first ever Blogging for Human Rights Day!

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An interview with Professor Holly Cooper, an advocate for detained immigrants.

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The Vote My Mom Didn’t Cast
Long lines and poll worker mistakes disenfranchished some Americans this election day.

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