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You don't know what to expect

I just listened to the story about the Milwaukee Police Department under Chief Ed Flynn that aired on This American Life. There was a shocking disconnection from the supposed idealism of Flynn to the horrible incidents of brutality perpetrated by his police. 272 more words

African-Americans

My thoughts about the state of the union

I liked most of what I heard President Obama tell us last night in his State of the Union address. Let me go through a brief checklist: 875 more words

Politics

Flower Power: changing the world with flower seeds

By Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

I’ve never thought of myself as much of a rebel. You generally won’t find me smashing car windows or setting garbage cans aflame. 965 more words

Policy And Advocacy

The truth about feeding 9 billion people is millions will have to feed themselves | Gene Fifer in Moundou | September 25, 2014

Forget the green revolution, Chad’s farmers will need help to just grow enough to eat, let alone supply the market

Chad has the dubious distinction of being placed second on the list of worst economies in the world (above Guinea). 772 more words

Africa

Future of Sex Education: Glossary of Terms (2010)

This is a glossary with terms that you might encounter while working in the education field and policy.

This resource is good for educators learning the language, youth looking for definitions or working in reproductive justice organizations that try to change policy, and parents who are trying to understand reproductive justice. 7 more words

Sexuality Education/ Sexual Health Education

Why Medicaid Expansion Matters To LGBTQQ African-Americans in Georgia

Expanding Medicaid to LGBTQQ African americans is important because:

  • LGBTQQ community is less likely to be discriminated
  • More care for those with HIV
  • 21% of LGBTQQ are parents raising children.
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