Withdraw Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

Withdraw Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

[addtoany]The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking public comments on its 2020 Census plan, which includes a citizenship question on the census form all households must answer.  Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross directed the bureau to add the untested question in March, after...
Appeal to Aunties: Help End Family Detention

Appeal to Aunties: Help End Family Detention

[addtoany]Auntie, I feel like I grew up with you. When I pass you in the street or see you in the spice store, I feel like you’re one of the people who saw me grow up, kept my welfare close to your heart, and had an unspoken authority in my community. I grew up in one of the...
SF Mayoral Candidate Angela Alioto Talks to India Currents

SF Mayoral Candidate Angela Alioto Talks to India Currents

[addtoany]Angela Interview 052518.IndianCurrents Angela Alioto, mayoral candidate, was born and raised in San Francisco. Her parents are former San Francisco Mayor Joseph L. Alioto and Angelina Genaro Alioto. During her service on the Board of Supervisors, Angela was elected...
Save 2020 Census

Save 2020 Census

[addtoany]By Mark Hedin, Ethnic Media Services.  The best response to White House efforts to disenfranchise ethnic communities is for them to stand up and be counted in the upcoming 2020 census, a wide spectrum of experts and civil rights advocates agrees. It’s a simple...
What’s next in the battle over immigration reform?

What’s next in the battle over immigration reform?

[addtoany]SPEAKERS Frank Sharry, Executive Director, America’s Voice Fsharry@americasvoice.org 202-871-8210 Joshua Rosenthal, Senior Attorney, National Immigration Law Center rosenthal@nilc.org (213) 639-3900 Sally Kinoshita, Deputy Director, Immigrant Legal Resource...
Incredible Woman: A Poem for International Women’s Day

Incredible Woman: A Poem for International Women’s Day

[addtoany]Dear Woman Your beauty lies, Not in your eye shadow But the sparkle in your eyes   It’s not in the redness of your lips But the values you impart It’s in the soft words that you speak It’s the love in your heart   You are not beautiful Because of high fashion Beauty...