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continuing the fight for equality

Continuing the Fight for Equality

Thursday, July 2, 2020

As we move into July, we are continuing the fight for equality. We reflect on last month’s Pride celebrations and the achievements of the LGBTQ rights movement. More than half a century ago, the LGBTQ community, led by people of color, stood up against discrimination and police violence during the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. Let… Continue Reading Continuing the Fight for Equality

Monterey Food Distribution Program

Monterey Food Distribution Program

Friday, June 26, 2020

Monterey Food Distribution Program has started as the pandemic continues to affect individuals and families throughout Monterey County, particularly those who are unable to access government relief and other forms of support. In California, 10% of the workforce is undocumented and is unable to access any unemployment insurance benefits.  We advocate for a weekly partial… Continue Reading Monterey Food Distribution Program

Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants

Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants has become increasingly important. As we continue to navigate the uncertainties caused by COVID-19, concerns about meeting basic needs continue to weigh on individuals and families throughout our state and county. These anxieties are the most profound for people who are marginalized and excluded from equitable access to resources. This… Continue Reading Disaster Relief for Undocumented Immigrants