Monthly Archives: September 2014

News and Action Summary for September 19, 2014

Download a pdf version of the September 19, 2014 News and Action Summary! News Summary 9-19-14

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News Posts, September 19, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the 2013 Poverty and Income Data Healthy PA Costs More, Delivers Less than Medicaid

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Opportunities for Funding, Competitions, and Places Where You Can Get Involved—September 19, 2014

Here is a current listing of opportunities including contests, grants, and efforts that you can join in Pennsylvania and nationally: View Disruption Film on Climate Change—Free Online

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Newly Posted Resources—September 19, 2014

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations: Poverty Fell in 2013; Children and Young Adults Still Face Greatest Risks

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Tell the President the Torture Report Should be Released with Reasonable Redactions Only

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture ( The CIA, backed by President Obama, continues to resist making public all of the key facts about its past use of torture.  This short video describes the history and the importance of … Continue reading

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Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest—September 29, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness ( In November, 1964, the giants from that generation of peace activists met at Gethsemani Abbey in the hills of Kentucky to discern a faithful Christian response to the war and injustice of the ‘60s.  … Continue reading

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Americans in Struggle Film Series

From the Philadelphia Unemployment Project ( Celebrating the struggles of the American people that have made us the nation we are today. Tuesdays at 6 PM Community College of Philadelphia, Winnet Student Life Building, 17th below Spring Garden, Room S … Continue reading

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Please Support EPA’s Proposal to Restore Clean Water Act Protections for our Vital Water Resources

From PennFuture ( For almost 30 years, the Clean Water Act provided broad protections for waters across the country, but two misguided Supreme Court decisions have created confusion about which waters are protected, leaving small streams and wetlands vulnerable to … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Ferguson Looks Like a War Zone; Here’s Why…

By now we have seen that the tragedy of institutionalized racism and brutality in this country continues to play out in Ferguson, Missouri. Read J. Herbert Nelson’s A Call for More Than Judicial Remedies to the Killing of African-American Boys … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Information Session and Free Legal Assistance—September 22 and October 18, York

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition ( Information Session: Monday, September 22, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Free Legal Assistance: Saturday, October 18, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.   Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 S. George Street, York For information about DACA, eligibility … Continue reading

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