Thanks to your advocacy, funding for libraries was included in the CARES Act! Unfortunately, new COVID-19 relief funding plans leave out libraries. We need your advocacy efforts again to be sure that libraries are included! 168 more words
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United States Marshals attacked journalists filming protests outside of the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Oregon early this morning just a few hours after United States District Judge Michael Simon issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) banning the Portland Police Bureau from targeting journalists by ordering them exempt from dispersal orders. 511 more words
The title of an article from the Center for American Progress says it all: “The Coronavirus Will Make Child Care Deserts Worse and Exacerbate Inequality.” 361 more words
COVID-19 has not only created a health crisis and an economic crisis, but also a child care crisis.
A persistent and troubling concern is that child care programs that closed during the pandemic will shut down permanently, and parents in need of this care won’t be able to return to work, crippling the economy’s ability to stabilize. 776 more words
With coronavirus cases on the rise, and Florida courts trying to safely reopen, there is a tension. That’s in particular contrast when it means zealously advocating for your clients. 170 more words
As Somalia turns sixty, millions of Somalis across the globe are celebrating Somali independence and union day with great sense of Somalinimo and patriotism.
This year’s independence celebration is a bit more interesting than previous years. 508 more words