Children and the 2018 election

Editor’s note: The Coalition on Human Needs is participating in the Children’s Blog Carnival, hosted and sponsored by the Children’s Leadership Council.  Today’s post is authored by Charlie Bruner, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of…

Continuing Dr. King’s fight

Reverend James Lawson was on National Public Radio yesterday, remembering Dr. Martin Luther King’s last campaign for justice.  Rev. Lawson, now 89, was a leader and teacher of nonviolent resistance in Memphis then, and urged…

2018 is looking like the year of mass…

It started on January 8th when, after 5 years of community pressure, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city would divest its $189-billion pension funds from fossil fuel companies. It was huge,…