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Pass the Anti-Lunch Shaming Act
Society & Culture  (tags: children, kids, schools, meals, food, poverty, cruelty, petitions )

Freya
- 15 days ago - addup.org
Lunch shaming acts happen across the country in school cafeterias daily. A 2014 report from the Department of Agriculture found that nearly half of all school districts used some form of public shaming of children to compel parents to pay bills.
Put World Leaders On Notice: Poverty Is Sexist ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, poverty, sexist, freedoms, rights, environment )

Cher
- 45 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For the 39,000 girls who became child brides today. For one billion women without access to a bank account. For every woman paid less than a man for doing the same work.
Help Reverend Al End Poverty in Victoria, One Person at a Time ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, protection, rights, environment )

Cher
- 62 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Just imagine, it's dark and cold as you pull your thin jacket up around your shoulders. You're making a bed in a corner of Topaz Park for the night, feeling more alone than you've ever felt before.
Volunteers Arrested for Giving Food to Homeless People at An El Cajon Park
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, altruism, charity, California, injustice )

Freya
- 97 days ago - latimes.com
El Cajon police arrested about a dozen people for feeding the homeless at a city park Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by a group called Break the Ban, which formed after the El Cajon City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance in...
Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless in California
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, California, injustice )

Freya
- 97 days ago - bbc.com
The group were protesting against an emergency ordinance in the city of El Cajon which was introduced in response to California's hepatitis A outbreak. They handed out food, clothes and toiletries on Sunday before police arrived and issued citations.
Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: 2 classes, upper class, lower class, USA, poverty, man made system )

Sheryl
- 357 days ago - theatlantic.com
Following decades of growing inequality USA is now left with a two class system. One small predominantly white upper class with political influence and a much larger minority heavy but still mostly white lower class subject to the first groups whims.
Scotland: Demand An End to Child Poverty Today PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty )

Anna
- 363 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Throughout Scotland today, our teams see first-hand the devastating impact of welfare reform and benefit sanctions. This is completely at odds with Scotland's national wealth. It is also at odds with a culture rooted in community and standing up
Poverty and Inequality Need Real, Serious Solutions PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, inequality, poverty )

Anna
- 476 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Recently, the President's Advisory Council for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships presented a report on the vital work needed to combat poverty and inequality across the US.
End Houston's Cruel War Against the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, poverty, persecution, police brutality, Houston, Texas, petitions )

Freya
- 477 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Thursday, 22 December, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless. Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked when Houston police...
Give New Zealand's Children the Start in Life They Deserve PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection )

Anna
- 519 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
New Zealand's future is in crisis: 1 in 4 children today are raised in poverty. Across the country -in remote rural towns and deprived city communities - families are doing it tough. And it's getting worse.
What Recovery? In Cities All Over America, the Middle Class Is Drastically Declining
Society & Culture  (tags: income, middle class, wages, poverty )

Freya
- 708 days ago - alternet.org
New Pew study finds four out of five cities have seen household incomes shrink since 2000.
I Love California Deeply: Here's Why I'M One of the Hundreds of Thousands Who Left to Move North
Society & Culture  (tags: California, poverty, income, emigration, prices, cost of living, economic injustice )

Freya
- 727 days ago - alternet.org
People who don't make extravagant tech salaries can no longer afford to live in the Golden State.
8 Things the Middle Class Can't Afford Anymore
Society & Culture  (tags: wages, income, poverty, vacations, health care, college, cars, loans )

Freya
- 869 days ago - cheatsheet.com
Middle class benefits are being revoked in the name of affordability. Because of several factors including stagnant wages, rising costs, and politics, being a member of the American middle class is quickly losing what little prestige it has remaining.
Coal Boy - Digging To The Other End of The World   video
Society & Culture  (tags: India, coal boy, digging for coal, poverty, video )

Sheryl
- 963 days ago - youtube.com
Labor Day is coming in the USA. If you do not think Unions are important there are many who suffer daily in how they must earn a living. Corporations and business in for profit do not care about workers only money so watch this then stand up for the Union
Only The Rich Can Afford To Write About Poverty
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, journalism, media outlets, neglected topic, arouse the conscience, rich, poor )

Sheryl
- 987 days ago - theguardian.com
Media outlets traditionally neglect stories about the downtrodden because they do not sit well on the same page with advertisements for diamonds and luxury homes. Now there are fewer journalists at major publications to arouse the conscience of editors
 

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