Every month, AFJ is mapping where in the country nonprofits are making strides for fairness, equality, economic opportunity, and other social justice values. In the map below we look back on wins from October 2014. To access the map, click on a state to learn more about an individual policy victory. Are we missing yours?
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Posted by Nayantara Mehta on November 21, 2014
President Obama’s long-awaited announcement on immigration was delivered to the nation Thursday night. The plan will provide “administrative relief” from deportation for certain undocumented parents of U.S. citizens or permanent residents, allowing up to 4 million people to legally stay with their families.
Posted by Andrew Phifer on November 20, 2014
What is trending on Bolder Advocacy? Blogs on assessment, administrative advocacy, immigration reform, and more! Find out the posts attracting the most clicks last month.
Posted by Andrew Phifer on November 19, 2014
Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of year for retailers, is right around the corner and advocates are demand Walmart improve its policies on pay and working conditions. In a guest blog below from local Walmart worker Cantare Duvant, she describes what the campaign is demanding, how advocates are standing up, and how you can get involved.
Posted by Andrew Phifer on November 12, 2014
This month’s compilation of notable articles and publications about the philanthropic sector focuses on Freedom Funders, female grantmakers, spending down and more!
Posted by Rebecca Cappy on November 11, 2014
Since the first anniversary of the end of World War I in 1919, America has celebrated our veterans each November 11. Today, as we give thanks to those who serve to keep our country safe and protect our freedoms, AFJ’s Bolder Advocacy initiative would also like to celebrate nonprofits whose advocacy work is making a difference in the lives of the millions of veterans who have served our country.