Holly's News From Washington: Our Thankful List

by Holly Burkhalter / Topic: #EndSlaveryAct, #JusticeinKenya, End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 November 10, 2016
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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It reminds me to be thankful for the avalanche of blessings I’ve received. This year was no exception. 

Though there was much that was wrong and cheap and ignorant in our national conversation this past year, there was so much more that wasn’t.

Here is a list of things I’m overwhelmingly thankful for today.I am thankful for our sturdy American democracy.

For the freedom to speak our minds, print our letters and editorials, disagree passionately and vote for whom we want as our president, senators, representatives, state legislators, governors, mayors and city councilmen and women. 

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LIVE blog: seeking justice for Willie, Joseph and Josephat

by Clara Campbell / Topic: #JusticeinKenya Willie Kimani #FindLawyerWillie #IamWillie November 3, 2016
#JusticeinKenya #IamWillie

Last July, you stood with us when IJM investigator and human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, and two friends, Joseph Muiruri and Josephat Mwenda, were abducted and murdered. You helped spark a global outcry for #JusticeinKenya and an end of police abuse of power through this ongoing petition.

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