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05
Aug

It Would Be Funny If It Weren’t So Terrifying

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant It is the kind of thing that make you wonder if on November 9th we collectively …

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24
Nov

You Gotta Fight. For Your Right.

To Protest By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant A Washington State Senator has proposed a bill that would allow for protesters to …

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09
Mar

Update: Advocacy Education

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant I haven’t posted much these last few months because I have been incredibly busy. I recently …

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09
Jun

Ask NYS Assembly Education Committee to Support A6763

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Encouraging news regarding NYS A6763. Assembly Members Charles Barron and Charles D. Levine have signed on …

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03
Jun

Update on A6763

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Last week I wrote about legislation introduced by New York State Assembly Member Felix Ortiz. A6763 …

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25
May

Tell Your Assembly Member You Want A Social Worker In Every School

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Bill A6763 calls for a social worker in every school throughout New York State Last month …

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01
May

Update: Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant This past summer I wrote about the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act. Today …

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15
Jan

Congress Hits a New Low in 2013

By¬†Rachel L. West The Political Social Worker You may have heard this already but Congress hit a new low in 2013. They 113th Congress managed …

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27
Jun

Legislative Update: Immigration Reform Bill Passes the Senate

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The US Senate passed the Immigration Reform bill (S. 744) by a vote of 68-32.¬† …

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06
Jun

Legislative Update: Ruth Moore Act Passes in the House

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The Ruth Moore Act On Tuesday June 4th the House passed the Ruth Moore act …

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