Deciphering the current political landscape is challenging at best. Here are a few articles to help navigate what is at cost and what is on the horizon, as well as ways to helps those in need.
Women's rights: The CEO of Planned Parenthood in Illinois has lots to say about withdrawing from Title X funding. And what is Title X? An explainer here, and how it impacts women. And here is a state-by-state guide to laws, waiting periods, and current restrictions.
Migrant detention: Migrant families would face indefinite detention under Trump rule. Here is a primer on the Flores settlement, which was the policy for the detention and treatment of minors in immigration custody. And here is an idea of what happened after the ICE raid in Mississippi.
Gun control: The March for Our Lives movement unveiled a gun control plan that—they say—will will cut gun-related deaths by half over the next decade. There's indecision and waffling in current legislation maneuvers, and here a list of the current laws in each state.
Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial
“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”
Single Women & Their Spaces: Freelance Creative Vanessa Labi's Northern California Home
"There’s such a joy and peace to having your own space. It’s really special when fostering creative pursuits, and I think that’s why I’ve hung onto it."
Raising Kids Who Are Actively Anti-Racist: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Adam St. Bernard Jacobs Are Teaching Us How
"We’re both intentional about centering our parenting around justice and creativity and are also big believers in always being a work in progress."
Climate change: 83 environmental rules are being rolled back under the Trump administration. And current fires burning in the Amazon took an 80% leap over what occurred last year—and here's why it matters.
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