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Larry Eason

Blog Entries by Larry Eason

Chemicals and Our Endangered Children

Posted February 25, 2010 | 16:30:08 (EST)

If prevention is, in fact, the best medicine, then we need to pay much closer attention to the role chemicals in the environment play in the rise of disease, related health care costs, and human suffering.

In today's NY Times, Nicholas Kristof highlights the issue in his column...

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Keeping Vets Front and Center

Posted November 11, 2009 | 17:31:31 (EST)

This very personal VIDEO appeal from blogger Heather Whaling gets it right. Instead of just doing symbolic gestures we need to do something meaningful for vets today... something that will live beyond this Veterans Day. Joining is a great way to do this as Heather explains...

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What Republicans and Democrats Need To Hear Continued -- Youth At Convention Speak Out

Posted September 11, 2008 | 17:51:36 (EST)

I've been blogging about last weekend's Equal Voice for America's Families Convention. Fifteen thousand people from low-income communities gathered in LA, Chicago and Birmingham and adopted a National Family Platform.

Thanks to the ethnic news organization New America Media the three-city Convention included Youth Media Lounges where young...

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Third Convention Attendees - What Republicans and Democrats Need To Hear

Posted September 7, 2008 | 00:08:34 (EST)

Today 15,000 low-income families gathered in Los Angeles, Birmingham and Chicago to discuss and ratify a platform for working families and to kick off a campaign for a national dialogue on family policy.

I would love to see Republicans and Democrats running for office at all levels take a minute...

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Third Convention Yields Ambitious National Family Platform -- Attendees Discuss

Posted September 6, 2008 | 23:45:31 (EST)

Low income families from across the country gave up their weekends to brave long-distance travel, storms, and the financial hardship of taking time off from jobs to discuss and ratify a National Family Platform. In the short video below attendees share about the process. The platform and call to action...

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Working Families Hold Own Convention - Adopt Comprehensive Plaftform

Posted September 6, 2008 | 18:59:34 (EST)

Linked via satellite, and using instant, touch-pad voting, working families in Los Angeles, Birmingham and Chicago voted to adopt a comprehensive platform to address issues of low-income families.

In the short video below Joyce Cook participates in the vote and celebration.

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Republicans and Democrats Had Their Say -- Now Hear From America's Families

Posted September 6, 2008 | 15:54:21 (EST)

Meet Joyce Cook and 15,000 of her fellow community organizers - Adopting a working family platform and raising their voices.

At this moment in Los Angeles, Birmingham and Chicago low-income families are attending the the 3rd Convention... the Equal Voice for America's Families Convention to call...

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