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The Leslie Marshall Show – H.R. 8 Gun Background Checks Bill

Criminal Justice Reform, Gun Violence Prevention, Racial Justice

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STATEMENT: Generation Progress’ Brent J. Cohen on the Green New Deal Resolution

Environment

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressional leaders announced a “Green New Deal” resolution. The climate crisis is already impacting people around the world, with young people and marginalized communities most at risk. In the face of inaction and denial, young people
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RELEASE: In New Campaign, Young Voters Tell Climate-Denying Reps to ‘GTFO’

Environment

Washington, D.C. — As new research shows that 150 members of Congress stand with President Donald Trump in denying climate change, today, young voters are launching a new campaign to tell climate deniers that it’s time to #GTFO. Climate change denial represents a serious danger
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RELEASE: Generation Progress and the Center for American Progress Welcome Brent J. Cohen as New Executive Director and Vice President for Youth Engagement

Washington, D.C. — Brent J. Cohen will join Generation Progress as the new executive director and become the Center for American Progress’ first vice president for Youth Engagement, the organizations announced today. With more than 10 years of experience advocating
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- February 18, 2019

The impact of voter disenfranchisement hurts #Millennials and #GenZ most. Join us 2/21 as we talk to… https://t.co/DUJsr8UxIg
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- February 16, 2019

YES, @IlhanMN! In the meantime, we’ll be kindly asking all 150+ #ClimateChange deniers to #GTFO 👉… https://t.co/JFagB0E1AP
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- February 16, 2019

RT @OMFGio: So excited for this event! I can't wait to hear from this amazing trailblazer next week about pro-voter policies that center yo…
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- February 15, 2019

RT @50the50: The 50. An organization for the students by the students. We are on a mission to better the voting process for marginalized st…
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- February 15, 2019

RT @nowthisnews: BREAKING: Pres. Trump has declared a ‘national emergency’ to build a vast southern border wall that Congress refused to ap…
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- February 15, 2019

RT @genprogress: THREAD: Today marks one year since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in #Parkland, FL that claimed…
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- February 15, 2019

RT @faiza_n_ali: Yes, our nation is in crisis. The rise of white nationalism is a #nationalemergency. Immigrant kids in cages & separated…
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- February 15, 2019

Join us 2/21 from 10-11am as we host @OregonGovBrown, who will talk about the present and future of U.S. elections,… https://t.co/msmO2rZohP
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- February 15, 2019

RT @amprog: President Trump declaring a national emergency at the Mexican border is the kind of outrageous abuse of power you expect in an…
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- February 14, 2019

RT @genprogress: 11,947. That’s how many young people were killed by a gun in one year. Get the facts: https://t.co/sdmy5jeNX6 #Fight4AFu…
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- February 14, 2019

RT @GiffordsCourage: BREAKING: The @HouseJudiciary just passed #HR8—which will make universal background checks law. We proudly stand by @…
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- February 14, 2019

RT @staceyabrams: What happened in Parkland one year ago was a tremendous loss for our nation. Since then, we have seen the need for gun sa…
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