Private prison business behind SB1070

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Glenn Nichols, city manager of Benson, Ariz., said last year two men came to the city "talking about building a facility to hold wome...

Toxic chemicals & the workers that have to use them

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

By Dana Ginn Paredes When it comes to toxic chemicals in consumer products, one of the most popular messages we hear are about the potenti...

Women building community in New Mexico

Monday, October 25, 2010

By Moira Bowman, Movement Building Director A couple of weeks ago, my coworker Amanda and I were i...

Everyone loves Sex (Ed)

Thursday, October 21, 2010

By Yvonne Tran I remember being in 4th or 5th grade and getting separated from the boys to watch a...

Are cell phones the cigarettes of our generation?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Elaine Kamilly, like four billion of our fellow earthlings, spends a lot of time on the cel...

One thumb up and one thumb down for California’s Governor

Friday, October 15, 2010

by Maria Nakae Last month, we blogged about two important bills aimed at protecting the health and...

Toxic sludges, oil drillings... tell-tale sign of insanity

Thursday, October 14, 2010

By Yvonne Tran There has been a massive toxic spill. State of emergency has been declared. Numerou...

Get Out The Vote Because We Have Had to Fight for our Right to

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

GET OUT THE VOTE on Tuesday, November 2nd! Based on their gender, race, age, citizenship and criminal record, people throughout history ha...

Cooking with Puppets

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Jennifer and Lonna, one of the few sister-duos who participated in SAFIRE this past summer, decided to share their Strong Families story t...

Building with Young Women United in New Mexico

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

By Amanda Wake, Youth Organizer YWU Program Coordinator, Micaela Cadena Last week I had a blast...

Making It Better: Our LGBT Youth

Friday, October 08, 2010

By Yvonne Tran With the onslaught of anti-gay bullying, intimidation, and overall harrasment of qu...

Bring Back the Woman!

Thursday, October 07, 2010

by Maria Nakae Here in California, we are no strangers to repeated attempts at passing thinly veiled anti-choice ballot initiatives that w...

The gender wage gap & parental leave

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

 By Dana Ginn Paredes A friend shared a story of how she encouraged the men in her workplace to take Family Medical Leave when they and t...

An Ode to Nicky Diaz Santillan

Monday, October 04, 2010

By Lisa Russ Attorney Gloria Allred, left, escorts Nicandra Diaz Santillan after a news conference at Allred's office in which she ...

My Strong Families Story

Friday, October 01, 2010

By Lovely-Joanne A. Diala After looking through videos of stories ACRJ collected for the Strong Fa...