Night vigil; group standing at fence looking at the Homestead Detention Center which is brightly lit in the background. One man wears a sign on his back: a photo of the Statue of Liberty with her head in her hands in shame and the words: When will this end? © 2020 . All rights reserved.

Power to Make Change

If our experience has taught us anything, it is that sustained efforts by everyday people really do have the power to make change. Kristin Kumpf The 3,000 children detained at Homestead Detention Center are gone, and this private prison facility … Continue reading

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Let Us Operate on a Higher Ethical Code

The small minority of folks who’ve resorted to violence in various forms, whether out of genuine anger or mere opportunism, are putting innocent people at risk, compounding the destruction of neighborhoods that are often already short on services and investment … Continue reading

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Protest and Politics

It’s important for us to understand which levels of government have the biggest impact on our criminal justice system and police practices… the elected officials who matter most in reforming police departments and the criminal justice system work at the … Continue reading

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‘books that have made you cry… in a good way!’

While we’re stuck inside, we’re asking you to tell us about your favorite books in a bunch of categories, like “books that have made you cry”… in a good way! Independent bookstores are not just stores, they’re community centers and … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Fears Reverberate Across Global Economy

With the virus now detected in at least 56 countries, companies are readjusting their annual profit expectations, economists are lowering their forecasts for global growth and policymakers have signaled that they are ready, if needed, to act to stabilize the … Continue reading