The hottest news item of the last 24 hours is the leak of a memo revealing a top secret NSA program called PRISM that allegedly gave the National Security Agency direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo, AOL, YouTube, and PalTalk. This comes a day after the same Guardian reporter, […]

The Generational Alliance is a coalition of organizations including United We Dream, GetEQUAL, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)/Institute for Asian Pacific American Leadership & Advancement (APALA), United States Student Association, The Gathering for Justice, Black Youth Vote!, Native Youth Leadership Alliance, National Council of La Raza Action Fund, Local Power Network, Young People For, […]

#VLChat Voto Latino Twitter Chat Today

Join us on Thursday, March 24th at 4 p.m. PST for our first hour long #VLCHAT conversation on Twitter! We’ll be tweeting with AZ State Senator Kyrsten Sinema regarding the growing number of SB1070 copy-cat legislation around the country and the rise of hate-speech against Latinos. Senator Sinema is one of the most active Twitter […]

Why Arizona’s Sex-Selection Abortion Bill Matters

Arizona HB2443, passed out of the State Senate yesterday, makes it illegal to perform an abortion on the basis of the sex and/or race of the fetus. This legislation is designed to erode a woman’s right to choose by using a foot-in-the-door strategy. Here is how it works: Arizona Republicans propose legislation restricting abortion rights […]

Today, Hollywood celebrities, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, NFL stars, business, clergy and civil rights leaders launched Freedom to Marry’s “Say I Do” campaign urging President Obama to support the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples. “My wife and I were married in May of 2010, and I can say without a doubt that marriage […]

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