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And two other people advocating for immigrants and refugees.
Jaime Alfaro | Feb 27, 2017
In Oregon, incarcerated women stay connected with their children through special visitations and virtual parent-teacher conferences.
Jaime Alfaro, Araz Hachadourian, Christa Hillstrom | Feb 3, 2017
To protect vital wetlands, the Ojibwe tribe and local scientists and activists pressured industry to abandon plans for what would have harmed thousands of species of plants and animals.
Jaime Alfaro | Dec 20, 2016
Opposing a pipeline, residents in Waterville, Ohio, passed a new law to protect their right to clean air, water, and soil.
Jaime Alfaro | Dec 9, 2016
From reducing incarceration levels in Oklahoma to keeping kids out of adult prisons in California, voters gave a few significant wins to the rights of the incarcerated.
Jaime Alfaro, Olivia Anderson, James Trimarco | Nov 9, 2016
Mobolaji Olambiwonnu hopes his new film on the killing of Michael Brown will bring healing, dignity, and investment to Black communities affected by police violence.
Jaime Alfaro | Nov 1, 2016
Most political donations go to short-term strategies like TV ads. But these organizers move contributions to grassroots organizing that can have lasting impacts.
Jaime Alfaro | Oct 27, 2016
“The Federal District and Appeals Courts are willing to do what the Supreme Court wouldn’t do, which is acknowledge the reality that racial discrimination in voting persists today.”
Jaime Alfaro | Aug 11, 2016
From specialized clinics for African Americans to social media events that take the shame out of sharing, there's a movement to heal the psychological scars of racism.
Jaime Alfaro | Jul 22, 2016