Media Coverage Feed - PICO National Network Latest media coverage of PICO National Network and its affiliates en-us Dispatch From Ferguson Lifelines to Healing Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT Rev. Herring on Pushing for Peace Rev. Alvin Herring details the ugly turn against non-violent protesters during Monday night's peaceful gathering. Lifelines to Healing Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT Keeping the peace in Ferguson Pastor Michael McBride joins to discuss why he came to Ferguson to protest and the influence of church clergy in the Ferguson protests. Lifelines to Healing Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT Are the police doing their part in Ferguson? Chris Hayes discusses the issue with Paul Muhammad & Alderman Antonio French Lifelines to Healing Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT Paying Price, 16 Years Later, for an Illegal Entry The cellblock intercom awoke Josue Noe Sandoval-Perez at 1 o’clock on a frigid January morning at a detention center in northwest Missouri: Get your things, get ready to go. Immigration officials were preparing to whisk him away. Immigration Reform Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) PICO National Network Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:02:24 CDT Why Is the Federal Government Orphaning Children? In June 2011, President Obama announced a new policy designed to prevent the deportation of parents of U.S. citizen children and other immigrants who posed no threat to the community. Land of Opportunity PICO National Network Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Critics of payday, title loans rally for limits on interest Coalition, including Birmingham Faith in Action, rally at the state capitol to cap pay day loans at 36 percent interest rates. Economic Security Birmingham Faith In Action Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Mass transit bill clears Senate in 28-20 vote Senate Bill 176 passed in a 28-20 vote on the final day of the session’s first half. The bill will now move to the House, where its passage remains uncertain. Safe Neighborhoods Indianapolis Congregation Action Network (IndyCAN) Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Councilman Goode wants to expand living wage benefits POWER celebrated a victory last December when news broke that the city will require a base wage of $10.88 per hour in new contracts with food and retail businesses at Philadelphia International Airport. Economic Security Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST From Jail to Law School From Jail to Law School: Jim Crow-Era Law Bars Florida Man from Voting, Taking Bar, Serving on Jury Land of Opportunity Civic Participation Lifelines to Healing PICO National Network Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:28:00 CST Kansas City’s future depends on overcoming a racial divide Because of rapidly increasing racial and ethnic demographic changes, the future in the Kansas City area will depend on this community overcoming its racist past and present. Housing Opportunities Lifelines to Healing Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Sun, 09 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Prayers and activism for citizenship In the middle of a Sunday afternoon event called "A Prayer for Citizenship" in the gymnasium of St. Monica's Catholic Church, 16 year-old Cynthia Torres approaches the microphone and faces an overflow crowd of 600 people. Immigration Reform Indianapolis Congregation Action Network (IndyCAN) Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Aplausos y críticas a la lista de principios republicanos de reforma migratoria Activistas que luchan por los derechos de los inmigrantes y congresistas demócratas aplaudieron y criticaron el jueves la lista de principios de la reforma migratoria entregada por los republicanos. Immigration Reform PICO National Network Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Activistas critican posición de Obama sobre reforma migratoria Organizaciones activistas se declararon decepcionadas de la ambivalente posición del presidente Barack Obama respecto a una reforma migratoria en Estados Unidos. Immigration Reform PICO National Network Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Q&A: What’s Behind the Drop in Bay Area Homicides? Street Soldiers Radio's Dr. Joseph Marshall, co-founder and executive director of the violence prevention program Alive & Free, asked Reverend Michael McBride of The Way Christian Center to explain what's behind the drop in Bay Area homicides. Lifelines to Healing Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Faith Voices of Jefferson City stresses social justice at founding convention Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Rep. Jay Barnes spoke, and several legislators and six of the city’s council members also attended the founding convention of Faith Voices of Jefferson City. Civic Participation Rural America Missouri Faith Voices Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST KC group seeking release of federal detainee A group of Kansas City religious leaders asked federal officials Wednesday to release a 41-year-old father of two who is being held for immigration violations and could face deportation from the U.S., where he has lived for more than a decade. Immigration Reform Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST ACTIONN's religious discussion on Thursday Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada will host a discussion for religious leaders in Northern Nevada from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at First Congregational Church, 627 Sunnyside Drive. Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada (ACTIONN) Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Funding boosts minimum wage fight The movement to get voters to approve a ballot question that would raise the minimum wage got an inadvertent boost this week when the Essex County Community Organization (ECCO) won a $15,000 grant. Economic Security Essex County Community Organization (ECCO) Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Restoration of rights workshop filled with facts Residents impacted by Florida laws disenfranchising ex-felons are being encouraged to sign the "Let My People Vote!" pledge organized by the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition. Lifelines to Healing PICO United Florida Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Much has been done about Oakland violence, but much left to do As the men and women who bury the dead, comfort the bereaved, counsel young people, and operate myriad programs for our most vulnerable residents, we, the Oakland clergy, have a vested interest in creating a peaceful city. Lifelines to Healing Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Faith groups see bright side in Obamacare numbers A network of faith-based organizers is hailing the latest Obamacare enrollment report as a positive barometer for the law, even if the data released Monday show too few young people have signed up so far. Health Care Access PICO National Network Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Mahoning commissioners hold hearing on sales tax proposals Two people spoke during public comment in favor of the Mahoning County commissioners’ proposal to renew a county sales tax continuously and add a new one for five years at a public hearing today, and eight people spoke against the proposal. Economic Security Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative (MVOC) Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Tenants group to sue Fresno rental company for poor housing A major Fresno rental company will be sued by a tenants rights group that calls them an "infamous slumlord in the region with a massive portfolio of substandard housing." Housing Opportunities Wed, 08 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Politico: White House faces revolt on deportation policy The White House put together a coalition of labor, liberal, business and evangelical groups last year to promote immigration reform. Immigration Reform PICO National Network Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Associated Press: Immigration overhaul unlikely, Boehner says Speaker John Boehner on Thursday all but ruled out passage of immigration legislation before this fall’s elections, saying it would be difficult for the Republican-led House to act on the issue that President Barack Obama has made a top domestic priority. Immigration Reform PICO National Network Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Opposing views surface over KCMO man's deportation The faith organization Communities Creating Opportunities, CCO, is leading the drive to convince ICE agents to return Perez to his family. Immigration Reform Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Man’s deportation fate still unclear after attorney files appeal A local man continued his fight against deportation just days after President Barack Obama renewed his calls for immigration reform. Immigration Reform Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 CST Effort to halt deportation of KC man fails An effort by a Kansas City group on behalf of a 41-year-old man detained by immigration officials has apparently failed. Immigration Reform Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO) Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:53:13 CST NEW JERSEY NEARS DEADLINE FOR SPENDING $7.67M FEDERAL ACA GRANT Report estimates that outreach initiative by state could result in 95,000 more residents being insured Health Care Access PICO New Jersey Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 CST Berkeley residents unite in 'night-walks' to fight crime Berkeley residents concerned about crime hit the pavement with a peace message Thursday evening. Lifelines to Healing Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA) Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:45:00 CST N.J. Pilgrims march for citizenship Aspiring Americans from New Jersey began a walk across the state in support of a path to citizenship. 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