Posted by: Olivia Schiller on 9/26/2014
Responding to yesterday’s video apology from Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, Metropolitan Congregations United issued a statement this morning calling on the city of Ferguson to take more active steps toward transparency and to implement the reforms announced at its last council meeting.
Posted by: Olivia Schiller on 9/3/2014
“We must no longer have short-term demands without long-term strategies,” Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker of Liberation Christian Church, told a reporter for the St. Louis American, St. Louis’ African-American newspaper, at the group’s public meeting last week. “They don’t mind us protesting as long as we’re not organizing.”
Posted by: Olivia Schiller on 9/2/2014
LANSING, Over sixty Lansing leaders stood together on August 25th,2014 Where the Lansing City council unanimously voted and approved to adopt a resolution in where children from Central and South America who are fleeing violence would be welcomed to the City of Lansing and encourages those who want to help with resources to do so.
Posted by: Olivia Schiller on 7/2/2014
Over recent years, local health departments across the country have realized that health cannot be addressed in a vacuum—public health often depends on policy decisions. So-called “Health In All” policies have a lot in common with community organizing.
Posted by: Olivia Schiller on 5/7/2014
Several weeks ago Kalmazoo rerouted public bus service to include Pavilion Estates, a mobile home park that has about 2,000 residents. It was a milestone for affiliate ISAAC. Michele McGowen, a leader of Friends of Transit (a group that ISAAC and the Disability Network of Southwest Michigan organized), is one of many involved with the win.

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