Jul 21, 2016 — Over 135,000 people have come together to call for dedicated resources to develop computer science education in classrooms throughout the country. That’s great! Lend your voice and tell Congress why Computer Science is important to you: http://www.csecoalition.org/takeaction Last week, Congress Members gathered to discuss changes to the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Bill. While the committee did not pass targeted funding for K-12 computer science education, a bipartisan group of Congressional members reaffirmed the need for computer science education. At the state level, governors across the US have been vocal in their support for … Continue reading →
From Cleveland.Com Times are hard, but I’ve never been more fired up to fight for the dreams of average people. I have seen firsthand what can happen when ordinary people take a stand for fairness and inclusion and against hate and division. Last week’s shocking wave of violence reminded me of the challenges our nation continues to face. As the mother of an African-American police officer, the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five Dallas police officers struck me at the core of my soul. Any one of those young men could have been my son. In … Continue reading →
I imagine many of you are on this mailing list already, but incase you are not: Nina Turner is one of the most powerful voices in the progressive movement. A former Ohio State Senator, in 2014 she ran for Secretary of State with DFA’s strong support to reverse the attack on Ohio’s voting rights. Recently, she’s become a prominent spokesperson for Bernie Sanders. Nina is also a national leader in the fight to build a more reflective democracy based in economic and racial justice. Read on to see Nina draw attention to two very important campaigns involving voting rights and … Continue reading →
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News Flash: For those of you who like to take action and sign petitions, LD has established a link on the top right of the Menu Bar called Action Alert!. Click on that and then from the drop down box, select Sign Petitions. Here you will be able to find every petition ever posted on TPW. Thanks, LD! 1.Sign the petition demanding accountability for Philando Castile and Alton Sterling’s murders. 2.Tell Gov. Jerry Brown: Protect our food from toxic oil wastewater. 3.Urge your senators to reject every attempt to undermine or obstruct the new overtime rule » 4.Sign our petition … Continue reading →
PLEASE circulate these petitions: Yesterday, an “Indict Hillary” petition was put on the White House website, following Comey’s decision to keep his and his family’s wefare on good standing in the face of the Clinton Crime Family. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov//petition/indict-hillary-clinton-mismanagement-sensitive-information-email-communications UPDATE THREE: Another important petition is up at WhiteHouse.gov, please sign and circulate: “Charge Hillary Rodham Clinton pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 641, 793, 794, 798, 952, and 1924” This one has almost 30k sigs… https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/charge-hillary-rodham-clinton-… Well, this may be a way that we can express our outrage at the blatant way that the ‘fix’ has been, is and will always be … Continue reading →