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Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA on DACA and DREAMers

Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA writes: By singing and participating in rallies throughout the country, I met many DREAMers whose stories touched me deeply and inspired me to write a second immigration song: Dream to Belong (the video above).  I was devastated to learn that Joaquin Luna, a teen DREAMer, had taken his own life…

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Terry of Minneapolis, MN on Economic Fairness

Terry of Minneapolis, MN writes: I grew up in the Midwest, one of 9 children in a family that experienced hardship and economic challenges.  I have been successful in my business career and want others to have the same opportunities.  Education, fair housing laws and regulations, employment opportunities, crime and prison reform are all related…

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Frances of Berkeley, CA on Climate Change

Frances of Berkeley, CA writes: I’ve lived in California for most of my life.  I grew up enjoying family camping trips in our state’s beautiful and diverse National and State parks.  This instilled in me a love of the outdoors and a desire to ensure that we preserve this heritage. We have just gone through…

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Andres of Los Angeles, CA on Immigration

Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA writes:   I am an immigrant.  When I first arrived in the USA, there was a person that helped me and my family the most, a lovely elderly lady who happened to be undocumented. She worked all day and cleaned corporate floors all night to give her children the best life…

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