In a state with the eighth largest economy in the world, it is a moral outrage that cuts to foster care, health coverage, cash assistance for children and food programs are even being considered.
The ceremony was held to recognize the important role that informal childcare providers play in raising preschool age children and preparing them for Kindergarten.
“He represents taking the NAACP to the next level ... And he represents great promise and potential, not just for the organization, but for young people.”
“Joseph White has made a fundamental shift in how ethnic minorities are viewed, understood and treated in American psychology.”
Sami Al-Hajj was released after spending more than seven years in U.S. custody. He was released without ever being prosecuted.
“I feel like there is racism, ageism and sexism in the CPS system,” said Alicia.
“I’ve been trying to free myself of Katrina’s grasp. ... With what I’ve gone through, I should be just stark raving mad by now, but I’m able to go on.”
“Dr. King wants the same thing I want: freedom.” – Malcolm X
“People need to know about Proposition G’s environmental consequences. This is a ploy to pave parks for profits.”
For over a year, Lennar polluted the Bayview with dangerous levels of asbestos particulate, churning poisonous dust clouds over community homes, schools and churches.
Lennar and their fleet of consultants are calling the Bayview Affordable Housing Initiative a “poison pill.” The irony here shouldn’t be lost on anyone.
While Washington assures that its sole interest in the region is combating “new threats” – terrorism, drug trafficking and the Maras gangs of Central America – Latin American people often see it as the pursuit of “imperialist” interests dictated by energy needs.
"How can we be kicking thousands of kids off of Medi-Cal and cutting the public school budget by billions, yet sink $12 billion into building tens of thousands of new prisons beds?”