Philadelphia will be one of the multiple sites of convergence in the third U.S. Social Forum. This is part of an effort to develop a “new type” of social forum to better achieve the work of movement building from local to global levels. MORE
February 11th, 2014 was the 20th anniversary of Executive Order 12898: Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations. The Executive Order was the result of a long history of struggle by Indigenous, communities of color, and frontline communities. It officially acknowledged environmental racism and the disproportionate impact that frontline Indigenous, communities of color and low-income communities face from toxic pollution.
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Activists lead a successful national campaign to replace the director over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. They hoped that the new director Mel Watt would reverse the agency's destructive policies. But since Watt took office last month, he has started pushing forward with the same eviction-first policies of his predecessor. MORE