Members of the Jewish community and D.C. leaders held a vigil outside the Lubavitch Center in the Kalorama neighborhood, to pay tribute to the victims, and denounce hate in the wake of the second synagogue shooting in less than a year.
In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government.
Hundreds of students marched through the streets of D.C. on Thursday, in the second installment of a region-wide walkout from classes by young people demanding a comprehensive solution to gun violence, especially in schools.
Moco Students for Change has detailed plans for a sequel to last year’s protest, which saw thousands of D.C.-area students leave classes for a march in the shadow of the Capitol.
More than a dozen children and several adults with a youth climate-change advocacy group meet with the senator to ask her to vote yes on the Green New Deal. The California Democrat argues that the policy is unworkable and says she doesn’t agree with it.
“Activism is in her DNA,” her mother told ABC News via email. “Since she could talk and walk, she has always had a unique gift to spread joy and help others.”
An Arizona judge has stripped a prominent Washington-area immigration and reproductive rights organizer of her green card and ordered her deportation.
The Supreme Court on Friday declined for now to stop a lawsuit filed by young activists who say the government isn’t doing enough to prevent climate change.
On the heels of a United Nations report this week sounding warnings about the impact of global climate change, the Mother Earth Project will bring its Parachutes for the Planet display to Georgetown this weekend.
“Poetry is a welcome. It’s a handshake. We find ourselves in others, we learn about others, and it helps us feel less alone.”
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