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High School Student Targeted By Immigration

A teenager swept up in a nationwide immigration raid in January is being required to pay a $30,000 bail bond in

The Hidden Epidemic of Student Homelessness

More than 1.3 million public school students were identified as homeless in 2013-14, a number that has been

Being Gay In América Is Still A Radical Act

Fifty people were slaughtered over the weekend after a gunman opened fire inside an Orlando, FL club filled with

‘Detained Because My Name Was Gonzalez’

When Jacinta Gonzalez arrived at a protest on Shea Boulevard in Fountain Hills, Arizona, the morning of March

Immigrant Families Outraged Over Decision

Immigrant rights advocates, worker’s unions and allied organizations join immigrant families in light of the Supreme Court’s split decision that denies the implementation of President Obama’s administrative relief programs. Press conferences were held in Miami, Tampa and...
Posted On 02 Jul 2016

Call for Truth, Reconciliation on Painful History

In an effort to address the United States’ Indian Boarding School era, the Lakota People’s Law Project has launched a campaign to establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). This Congressional committee would investigate the impacts and ongoing effects...
Posted On 02 Jul 2016

I’m Afraid of Losing My Job If I Call In Sick

Editor’s note: Alex Hernández, Jr. wrote an open letter to US Secretary Tom Pérez about the need for paid leave.  I am writing to you today because I believe that everyone in our country should have access to paid...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016

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Call for Truth, Reconciliation on Painful History

In an effort to address the United States’ Indian Boarding School era, the Lakota People’s Law Project has launched a campaign to establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). This Congressional committee would investigate the impacts and ongoing effects...
Posted On 02 Jul 2016

Seeds of Resistance: Planting Corn, Not Pipelines

During the early stages of resistance against the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska, an unlikely alliance of farmers, ranchers, environmentalists and Native Americans held a spiritual gathering at the farm of Art Tanderup. While gathered in a tepee during a …

Posted On 24 Jun 2016

Our Constitutional Right to Vote in Peril

Less than eight years ago, the US was the world’s largest obstacle in the fight against climate change. Today, we are the world leader. And this astonishing turn of events is in large part due to Latino voters.
Both in …

Posted On 09 Jun 2016

Inter-Tribal Spiritual Relay Opposing Pipeline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently considering permits for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 3.7 billion dollar Bakken oil project that would extend over 1,000 miles across North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois, transferring …

Posted On 02 Jun 2016