Monthly Archives: November 2015

News and Action Summary for November 20, 2015

Download a pdf version of the November 20, 2015 News and Action Summary! News Summary 11-20-15

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News Posts, November 20, 2015

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Creating a More Equitable and Effective Juvenile Justice System Anti-Transparency Bill Implies Pennsylvania Police Have ‘Something to Hide’ ESEA Compromise Lacks Attention to Equity, Will Move to Conference … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—November 20, 2015

Here is the most recent posting of jobs available in research and advocacy: Legislative Associate for Domestic Policy—Friends Committee on National Legislation

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Newly Posted Resources—November 20, 2015

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations: Starter Kit for Teaching and Learning on Mass Incarceration

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Starter Kit for Teaching and Learning on Mass Incarceration

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org): The NCC Convening Table on Christian Education, Ecumenical Faith Formation, and Leadership Development has developed a Starter Kit for Teaching and Learning on Mass Incarceration. This resource, developed over the past several months, … Continue reading

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Clean Water Rule Infographic

This Clean Water Rule infographic provides information on what the rule does and doesn’t do. Clean water rule

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Urge Congress to Support EITC and Child Tax Credit for Low-Income Working Families

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): Congress will soon be taking up legislation to extend more than 50 tax breaks, mostly for corporations, at a cost of billions of dollars. However, key provisions of tax credits for low-income working … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania State of the Child Profiles

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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