Posts Tagged ‘Letters Sent to Representatives’

Carrie of Albany, CA on Education

Carrie of Albany, CA writes: I have taught students with learning disabilities for over fifteen years, in both public and private schools, as well as after school each day. I work with those most significantly affected by their disabilities: kids who need one-on-one support to succeed. I love my work, and get a ton of…

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Sarah of Los Angeles, CA on Health Care

Sarah of Los Angeles, CA writes: Born and raised in Southern California, I have been privileged to work with homeless mentally ill individuals for 10 years, until a combination of a car accident and psoriatic arthritis disabled me. I have psoriatic arthritis. If it’s not treated, my hands wither into useless claws and I end…

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Sheila of Orinda, CA on Health Care

Sheila of Orinda, CA writes: Four years ago, I moved back into to my father’s house because he desperately needed help with my mother who had dementia. I need to work at a job where I could quit when my help became essential. Even though I have a MA and years of experience teaching, I couldn’t…

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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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