Interview with New York based writer and researcher Kristen Lewis, co-director of theAmerican Human DevelopmentProject. The project is a non-partisan, non-profit initiative to apply a well established international approach to measuring human well-being in the US.
The time for immigration reform is now. Join a conversation on why and how with two leading women activists:
Pramila Jayapal, the founder and Director of OneAmerica, the largest immigrant advocacy organization in WA State. Pramila, an immigrant from India, has spent the last two decades working for social justice internationally and in the US. She participated in a march and action for immigration reform in Seattle this Thursday.
Tania Unzueta is the Co-founder of the Chicago-based Immigrant Youth Justice League and an organizer for the US Social Forum.
A conversation about the challenges faced by families, particularly those that are young and poor. Learn about efforts to address these issues and to change the public discourse on what it means to be a strong family. With Amanda Wake, Youth Organizing Manager for Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice in Oakland, CA. ACRJ promotes and protects reproductive justice through organizing, building leadership capacity, developing alliances and by educating to achieve community and systemic change. Also: Aimee Santos Lyons, who is the Strong Families Northwest Program Manager for Western States Center here in Portland. WSC is helping to build a progressive movement in eight western states, from Alaska to Wyoming and down to Nevada.