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Preserve the Indian Child Welfare Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, children, families, Native Americans, First Nations, foster care )

- 92 days ago -
ICWA requires that before private and public agencies place Native American children in foster care or with an adoptive family, they try to keep nuclear families together or, if that fails, to place children with their extended family or their tribe.
Petition: Stop Supermarkets From Wasting Food and Help End Hunger in America
Society & Culture  (tags: supermarkets, society, families, people in need, sustainable behaviour, food waste reduce, charities, food donations, Food Banks, ethical behaviour, development, safety, Hungry People )

- 146 days ago -
Food waste in America is a huge problem. Farms, supermarkets and yes, even households, throw away a jaw dropping amount of food. Food, that could otherwise have gone to food banks and other charities whose who work to alleviate hunger throughout our count
Support Working Families! And.... Action!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Make It Work, families, equal pay for equal work, women, women's rights )

- 1036 days ago -
Hardworking Americans shouldn't have to choose between being there for family and earning a living. Everyone should get paid enough to have a bright future. That means employers should pay men and women the same for equal work...
3,300 Year Old City to Be Wiped Off the Map
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Egypt, Sinai Peninsula, Rafah, destruction, cultural, buffer zone, ethics, families, Human Rights, society, politics, freedoms, dishonesty, government, sadness )

- 1135 days ago -
The city of Rafah has survived the invading armies of Assyria, Greece, and Rome, among others. It has outlasted Napoleon's armies, the Mamluks, the British, and the Ottoman Empire, just to name a few. Before this year is out, Rafah will cease to exist.
Israeli Home Demolitions in Jerusalem Leave 2 Families Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, families, homeless, ethics, politics, society, government, freedoms, dishonesty, world, violence, sadness, rights, abuse )

- 1171 days ago -
Israeli authorities on Tuesday destroyed three homes, a restaurant, and a butcher shop in the East Jerusalem village of Jabal al-Mukabbir in a dawn raid that left two Palestinian families homeless.
No Shelter From Winter Rains for Thousands in Gaza (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, reconstruction, weather, winter rains, shelter, world, society, children, families, humans, rights, ethics, safety, sadness, health, news, government )

- 1239 days ago -
"People live a desperate life," says The Electronic Intifada's Rami Almeghari about families without shelter in Khuzaa, a village in southeastern Gaza, which was heavily destroyed during Israel's summer assault.
Change the Name of Chivington, Colorado ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Sandy Creek massacre, indigenous rights, Chivington, families, culture )

- 1288 days ago -
In remembrance of the 150 year anniversary of this massacre of the estimated 150 innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho men, women, and children brutally and unjustly killed at Sand Creek, I would ask that you change the name of the town of Chivington, Colorado...
Groceries, Not Guns: Send Kroger a Message ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, gun laws, gun control, families, children, safety, ethics, rights, society, violence, women )

- 1304 days ago -
Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the country, has policies that allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores -- where moms and their kids shop every day. Please keep your employees, customers, and their families safe from the threat of gun...
76 Percent of People Who Qualify for Housing Aid Don't Get It (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homelessness, government assistance, families, elderly, society, politics, government, humans, sadness, rights, ethics )

- 1383 days ago -
More often than you'd expect, benefits are allocated by dumb luck. And not just "this system is so complicated it's basically a crapshoot" dumb luck; "literally determined by a random lottery" dumb luck.
The Biggest American Homes Are in...Tennessee?
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homes, families, society, Tennessee, Washington DC )

- 1406 days ago -
f you had to name where America's biggest homes were, just off the top of your head, where would you pick? Hollywood, or New York City?The biggest US homes (as measured by the number of rooms) can in fact be found in Tennessee and the Washington, DC.
'Marijuana Refugees' Move For Pot
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, medical marijuana, cancer, Washington, Colorado, families, children, health, society, freedoms )

- 1499 days ago -
Making two interstate moves in a matter of months, with two young children in tow, wasn't something Moriah Barnhart had planned for.
Society & Culture  (tags: Taps, military, soldiers, suicide, PTSD, survivors, Tragedy Assistance Programs, volunteer, donate, families )

- 2117 days ago -
With 18 of our Veterans and active duty soldiers committing suicide daily this is a program that is trying to help. Please circulate it as your part of honoring this Memorial Day. Perhaps it will reach the eyes of the people who need it. Help if you can.
ACTION ALERT: Support Bill C304 - A National Housing Strategy ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, families, affordable housing, legalisation, national housing strategy )

- 2622 days ago -
Canada is the only G8 country without a national housing strategy. Bill C304 which has passed first and second reading and has support from 3 of the 4 political parities, calls on the federal government, in partnership with the provinces, the
12 Most Ridiculous Baby Trends of Today
Society & Culture  (tags: Baby Trends, Parenting, Families, Psychology )

- 2626 days ago -
Everyone has their opinion on babies, and there are so many different healthy parenting styles that families can adopt. But then, there are some things that really go over the top. Here, we examine 12 of the craziest baby trends out there today.
ACTION ALERT: Help Sudan Stay Informed With Radios ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: sudan, families, human rights, radios, communications, welfare, freedoms, education )

- 2667 days ago -
After decades of war, much of Sudan (the largest country in Africa) has little to no access to infrastructure and therefore no access to reliable information about government, human rights or peace talks.

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