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08
Nov 2017

Food, Wages & Equity

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  WPFW – Arise! Low wages and diminished quality of life has plagued many Americans for decades. The average “middle class” family – unable to afford an emergency that exceeds $400 – has been shoved into the growing ranks of the working poor. But, what happens when the “emergency” is groceries, rent or travel costs

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09
Oct 2017

I, too, Read America: Fall Reading List

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The American Experiment is a never-ending combination of hues, beliefs, cultures and languages from across the globe. Our literary canon is fueled by the rich perspectives and histories of our neighbors, friends, advocates and critics. This month, in honor of the immigrant experience, here’s a few of our favorite reads that add vibrant patches to

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21
Jul 2017

Conquest or Collaboration: When Boomers and Millennials meet

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 Conversation Bridging the Generational Divide Perhaps the most intense generational rivalry of the ages is between Baby Boomers (1946-1964) and Millennials (1980-2000). The boomers, reflecting the largest population cohort in history, then gave birth to a progeny that now outnumber their older predecessors. Somewhere, squeezed quietly in between, are Generation Xers, like the smaller, neglected

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23
Jun 2017

Resistance Summer: Standing firm in tending the garden of equality

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Two years ago the country stood awaiting the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges granting same-sex marriage equality. I remember seeing the faces plastered across social media – men and women anxiously waiting to hear if they would be awarded a slice of equality that heterosexual Americans already enjoyed. A lot of the faces

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