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It's Census Day and we all have a crucial role to play. Filling out the 2020 Census determines what the next decade will look like for your community: your roads, health care, schools, representation and more. It takes only a few minutes to complete by mail, phone or online: [ My2020census.gov Link ]

Census 2020

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We've seen all too terribly the consequences of those who denied warnings of a pandemic. We can't afford any more consequences of climate denial. All of us, especially young people, have to demand better of our government at every level and vote this fall.

Trump weakens fuel economy standards, rolling back key U.S. effort against climate change

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So many Americans right now are stepping up to help their communities. Zohaib Begg, a 7-year-old from VA, is one of them. This inspiring kid has been gathering supplies from hotels to donate to the medical professionals at his local hospital.

2nd-Grader Gives 6K Masks, Caps To Hospital Staff: Coronavirus

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The Reverend Joseph Lowery was born and raised in Jim Crow Alabama with no power or privilege to speak of. But he had preaching in his blood. He had a conviction that he could join and inspire others to push for change. And he huddled with Dr. King and a few others in Montgomery to write the playbook and lay the groundwork for the movement that was to come.

Michelle and I are grateful, of...
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Here’s a useful overview of the likely scenarios that the world will be facing in the coming months while managing this pandemic. So much depends on our ability to make good decisions going forward along with our ability to remain resilient:‬ [ Theatlantic.com Link ]

And this article provides a great example of the kind of community spirit that we need to get through this—a spirit that we...
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In America, we all share the responsibility of looking out for one another. That’s never more true than in times like right now. And as long as so many of us are at home, here’s a new film that shows that responsibility in action. Crip Camp shares the stories of the young people who went on to lead the disability rights movement – young people without wealth, or power, or sometimes even...

Crip Camp

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These are the burdens our medical heroes already face in NYC. It's only going to get harder across the country. Another reason to maintain social distancing policies at least until we have comprehensive testing in place. Not just for our sake—for theirs.

The Growing Chaos Inside New York’s Hospitals

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Ten years ago today, I signed the Affordable Care Act into law. It protected preexisting conditions, cut the uninsured rate in half, and lots more. But it's still under political attack right when we need care the most. We have to protect it, build on it, until we cover everyone.

ACA 10th Anniversary

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Here are a few stories that have less to do with the very real medical or economic aspects of this crisis, and more with how we take care of each other as a human family during all crises. Andrew Sullivan witnessed the impact of HIV-AIDS on the LGBT community in the early stages of that devastating disease. Stacy Milbern, a disabled activist, understands what it’s like for people with...
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Watch this. It shows why we should all do the right thing and stay home to the fullest extent possible. All of us can help slow the spread of the virus, protecting the elderly, the vulnerable, and each other.‬

Not everybody can stay home, and we owe a big debt of gratitude to health professionals, transit and airport workers, first responders, and everyone keeping our communities going....

These simulations show how to flatten the coronavirus growth curve

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