Frontline

Frontline

Born Out of Tragedy, Sikh Coalition Continues to Champion Inclusion & Solidarity

After learning of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, it didn’t take long for Amardeep Singh to decide his next steps. Singh, a Sikh American and lawyer by training, was living in Washington, D.C. … Continued

Raising Minimum Wages for Restaurant Workers, a Racial Justice Issue

By Maria Myotte, Communications Coordinator for Restaurant Opportunities Centers United People go out to restaurants to celebrate, build relationships, enjoy food and each other’s company – not to investigate their favorite restaurant’s labor practices – which  is why unsustainable and … Continued

Multiracial Leadership Condemns Nativist Organizations with Roll Call Advertisement

A full-page advertisement appeared in yesterday’s edition of Roll Call, condemning anti-immigrant organizations that have persistently attempted to divide communities of color.  The strongly worded statement was sponsored by the Center for New Community, Black Alliance for Just Immigration, and … Continued

Immigrants, Faith Leaders in Philadelphia Begin 40 Day Fast to End Police/ICE Collaboration

By Nicole Kligerman, Community Organizer at New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia  On June 22, over 65 immigrants, allies, and religious leaders and 13 faith communities in Philadelphia began “40 Days of Fasting, Action, and Prayer” to demand an end to … Continued

The Path to Driver’s Licenses for All in Colorado, an Activist’s Perspective

By Esmeralda Dominguez for Driver’s Licenses for All Driver’s Licenses for All is a grassroots group of documented and undocumented Colorado residents who grew out of the Initiative 52 ballot campaign, which collected more than 30,000 signatures with 1,200 volunteers … Continued

The Path to Driver’s Licenses for All in Colorado

Sigue en español abajo By Pilar Carrillo for Licenses for All The Committee Licenses for All arose out of the need to change laws in the state of Colorado. Independent individuals researched how to make changes in state law and … Continued

International

On the Protests Against Sunderland FC & Fascist Paolo Di Canio: a Statement of Support

England’s top-flight soccer division, the English Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world. On its website, it boasts: “The Premier League is broadcast in 212 territories around the world, working with 80 different broadcasters. The TV audience … Continued

Group Challenges University to Protect, Speak Up for Undocumented Students

By  Yaxal Sobrevilla When I hung a flyer announcing the National Coming Out of the Shadows (NCOS) rallies happening across Illinois with the new collective – Undocumented Illinois – I did not expect a blatantly discriminatory reaction to arise. For the last three … Continued