Monthly Archives: February 2010

Pass Along a Smile with CWS Kits–Help Needed NOW!

From Church World Service (http://www.churchworldservice.org):   Church World Service (CWS) needs your help!   CWS is unable to fill pending international and domestic requests for Kits because of a lack of adequate inventory in its warehouse. Please help CWS fill … Continue reading

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Urge Senator Casey to Oppose the Dirty Air Act

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   We need your help to urge Sen. Casey to vote against the Dirty Air Act—a resolution that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from protecting Americans from harmful heat-trapping emissions. You can act at https://secure2.convio.net/penn/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&page=UserAction&id=487&autologin=true&AddInterest=1309&JServSessionIdr004=xkchq4f7h3.app10b. … Continue reading

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PICC Training on Immigrant Access to Public Benefits in Norristown—March 8, Norristown

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC at http://paimmigrant.org/):   Are You Eligible? Obtaining Public Benefits for Immigrants Training for Providers, Advocates, Community Leaders   Monday, March 8, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Partners for Families, 329 E. Main, … Continue reading

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Forum on PA HB 300 Amending the Human Relations Act–March 8, Lancaster

The Lancaster City Human Relations Commission is sponsoring a community discussion about Pennsylvania HB 300 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2009&sind=0&body=H&type=B&BN=0300), which is proposed legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to extend protections to residents who are discriminated against on the basis of … Continue reading

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Tell Congress Equity in Public Education Should Remain Primary Goal

From JPANet, United Church of Christ:   Tell Congress equity in public education should be a primary goal when the federal education law is reauthorized at https://secure3.convio.net/ucc/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=549.*   In his proposed budget and State of the Union speech, President Obama … Continue reading

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Public Forum on Earned Sick Time—March 10, Philadelphia

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org):   The Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces invites you to its Public Forum on Earned Sick Time   March 10, 2010, 10 AM to 12 PM Central Branch of the Free Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Get on the Bus for Immigration Reform–March 21, Washington, DC

From Reform Immigration for America (http://www.reformimmigrationforamerica.org):   On March 21, people from all across America will march on Washington, DC to demand immigration reform. We will stand up to demand justice for our families and our communities. We will come … Continue reading

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Help Immigrant Children to Achieve Their Dreams

The National Council of LaRaza (http://www.nclr.org/) is requesting our help:   Each year, thousands of promising students go to school eager to achieve their dreams of success, only to realize at some point along the way that their immigration status … Continue reading

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An Evening with Jonathan Kuttab, Human Rights Lawyer and Palestinian Christian—March 4, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org):   AN EVENING WITH JONATHAN KUTTAB Distinguished Human Rights Lawyer and Palestinian Christian   Thursday March 4,  7:00 P.M. Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Avenue, Lancaster   Admission is free. A free-will … Continue reading

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New Tools for Education Advocacy

From the Education Law Center (http://www.elc-pa.org):   Last month we launched SchoolVictories.org, a new tool to help education advocates and organizers plan their school improvement work, share that work with other advocates and organizers, and get inspired. The site has begun with … Continue reading

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