The immense tragedy of the February 14th school Shooting in Parkland, Florida fueled a powerful student led movement, gaining international recognition. Anger towards lawmakers, voters, and the lack of change surrounding gun regulation led seniors at Stoneman Douglas High School to embark on a series of rallies across the country.
As we wait for Congress to enact federal immigration reform, it is important to remember that states, and even counties, have been stepping in.
Lobbying is not only a perfectly legal activity for 501(c)(3) groups to engage in — it is extremely effective.
This year’s legislative session produced a raft of new laws that set a new standard for humane, just treatment of undocumented immigrants.
The campaign to repeal a California policy that punishes low-income families fails this year. Supporters reflect on the setback.
Follow a team of reproductive justice advocates as they conceive of and lobby for a bill that nearly passed the California legislature.
Whether it’s on budget cuts, immigration, or healthcare, lawmakers need to hear from nonprofits. And recess is a great time to get face time.
The nation is on the brink of a major step forward — if enough citizens and nonprofits clamor for it.
Our role as nonprofit advocates is to remind lawmakers of the hard realities of life for many of their constituents.
At a recent hearing about abortion access, Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell schooled her colleagues on the role of nonprofits in the legislative process.