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Weekly Roundup – Arsalan Iftikhar, Daisy Hernandez, Derrick Pitts

Happy Wednesday everyone! Catch up with the latest news from our headlining speakers! Arsalan Iftikhar has a thoughtful piece in this weeks TIME Magazine  about the misunderstandings of what “Sharia Law” really is, and how it contributes to an unnecessary hostility towards Muslim Americans. Congratulations to Daisy Hernandez, who starts her new teaching position at […]

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Weekly Round Up! Bullying, Buzzkills, and Budgetary Priorities.

  Our hearts are with the survivors and victims of Sunday’s destructive tornadoes that ripped through Illinois, destroying lives, homes, and livelihoods.  Click here to donate to relief efforts on the ground.   Stockton’s youngest City Councilmember Michael Tubbs launches a youtube channel encouraging civic participation to break cycles of poverty and incarceration.  In this video he explains his mission

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Weekly Round Up: Kathleen Hanna Reigns Supreme!

The entire internet is abuzz covering Kathleen Hanna and her latest release, Run Fast, with her band The Julie Ruin.  New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, NPR, SPIN, Village Voice, AV Club, and so many more. Here’s Entertainment Weekly on the new documentary about her, The Punk Singer.   We extend our warmest congratulations

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