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Eyes Set On Freedom: Carmela and Suyapa

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Driving PA Forward Coalition: updates & strategy

[cmsms_button button_link=”https://drivingpaforward.org/” button_target=”self” button_text_align=”center” button_font_weight=”100″ button_font_style=”normal” button_border_style=”solid” animation_delay=”0″]Website: Driving PA Forward[/cmsms_button]   The Driving PA Forward Coalition is systematically holding face-to-face meetings with prospective co-sponsors, as well as conducting education, advocacy, and voter mobilization campaigns in communities across the state. To win in our state, the campaign will need to build a strong coalition of

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Immigrant leader retreat on Live Stop

Our campaign decisions, including what to work on and strategy, come from our affected immigrant members. On July 10, 2016, immigrant leaders came together at member congregation in Philadelphia Praise Center for a retreat to determine vision, strategy, and tactics for the Live Stop campaign. The retreat was held in English, Spanish, and Indonesian. In an

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Legal Report on Live Stop from Sheller Center at Temple Law

We are happy to have worked with the Sheller Center for Social Justice at the Temple University Beasley School of Law on a report about this devastating law entitled “Live Stop: A Law of Unintended Consequences.” As a result of months of legal research, the Sheller Center’s research clearly demonstrates that the Philadelphia Police Department

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NSM leader’s car towed through Live Stop, Mayor Kenney helps get it back

On December 5, 2015, as NSM leaders were traveling to attend a townhall meeting with Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia police stopped NSM leaders Estela and her husband Mario and towed their car through the Live Stop program. The police left the family, including three young children, on the side of the road at night,

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