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Who Pays? Examines Tax Systems in All Fifty States

From the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (http://www.itep.org/): The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy today released the 5th edition of Who Pays (http://www.itep.org/whopays/), our signature report that examines tax systems in all 50 states and the District of … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day—January 11, National

Just a reminder that Sunday, January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day-a day dedicated to raising concern about sexual slavery and labor trafficking worldwide.  It started in 2007, when the U.S. Senate designated January 11th as National Human Trafficking … Continue reading

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Caring for Creation: A Sampler of Web Sites

From Creation Corner Column for November 2014 (Michael Ochs) “Just ‘googling’ around” for examples of ministries that take a caring approach to God’s creation results in many sites.  Of especial value are these: BioLogos—Science and Faith in dialogue and harmony … Continue reading

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New Gun Violence Study Guide

From Sojourners (http://www.sojo.net): Recently, shots rang out near the Canadian parliament. Days later, a high school student in Seattle shot five of his classmates, killing two. Every day, an average of 289 people are shot with a gun in the … Continue reading

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Alliance for Climate Education Offers High School Assembly Programs on Climate Education

In 2009, 4C presented the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) — a non-profit organization that conducts climate education assembly programs in high schools across the country — with its Climate Change Communicator of the Year Award. Subsequently, 4C, Yale and … Continue reading

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How Does Your County Compare to Other PA Counties on Measures of Children’s Well-Being?

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org): Do you know how your county compares to other Pennsylvania counties when it comes to child poverty, health insurance coverage, educational opportunities and other important measures of children’s well-being? You can find those answers … Continue reading

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2013-14 Environmental Scorecard

Clean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, and the Sierra Club present the 2013-2014 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard, a permanent record that scores every Pennsylvania state legislator on environmental votes cast during the 2013 – 2014 Legislative Session. The organizations delayed … Continue reading

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AARP Foundation and FRAC Announce New Tools to Fight Hunger among Seniors

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org): The Joint Toolkit Aims to Connect More Seniors to SNAP Washington, DC – FRAC and AARP Foundation are taking a step forward in preventing food insecurity by publishing a digital toolkit that … Continue reading

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Infographic: Why Obamacare Enrollees Need to Take Action in the Months Ahead

From Enroll America (http://www.enrollamerica.org): We’re excited to share a new infographic that describes the simple steps people enrolled in marketplace coverage need to take — starting November 15 — to stay covered for next year:

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Faith Voices on Animal Welfare Video Series

From the Humane Society of the United States (http://www.humanesociety.org): It is the season of St. Francis and the Humane Society of the U.S. has just launched an ongoing video series titled Living Legacy: Faith Voices on Animal Welfare.  The series … Continue reading

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