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Gary Peterson
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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2 018/5/20/1765283/-Why-wrongful-convictions-are-so-common-and-why-prosecutors-and-police-rarely-apologize#read-more Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter Poza Daily Kos Staff 2018/05/20 · 13:35 PUBLISHED TO rpbp Daily Kos TAGS Courts CriminalJustice CriminalJusticeReform DeathPenalty DNA Evidence HarrisCounty Law sentencingreform Wrongfulconviction johnbunn Edit Tags Tag History In 1991, former New York Police Department detective Louis Scarcella set up a Brooklyn teenager, John Bunn,... Continue reading
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/4/16/1757417/-Starbucks-is-just-the-latest-Race-driven-wrongful-arrests-destroy-lives-every-day-all-over#read-more Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter Poza Daily Kos Staff 2018/04/16 · 15:39 124 65 Comments 65 new One of two men arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia last week. PUBLISHED TO rpbp Daily Kos Daily Kos Liberation League TAGS Starbucks wrongfularrest RacialProfiling starbucksarrest missblacktexas wilfredoramos carmenponder Edit Tags Tag History A... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at CHAPTER III Rogue Police
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/4/20/1758684/-Rescinding-school-discipline-guidance-sends-a-clear-message-that-assaulting-black-students-is-ok Though educators continue to debate how best to address discipline in schools, there is increasing evidence that black students and other students of color experience harsher punishment for the same behaviors as their white peers. Still, this hasn’t stopped Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos from attempting to roll back... Continue reading
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/4/24/1759659/-How-dress-codes-are-used-to-discriminate-against-black-girls-and-keep-them-out-of-the-classroom Wagatwe Wanjuki Daily Kos Staff 2018/04/24 · 17:2 There are some aspects of school life that many of us recall as annoying yet benign rites of passage like boring teachers and extraneous homework, just to name a few. Dress codes could also be put in that category, but as... Continue reading
Be Her Resource: School Resource Officers and Girls of Color Thursday, April 5th at 2:00-3:00pm ET Today there are an estimated 30,000 officers now in schools, up from roughly 100 in the 1970s. Although the stated purpose of these officers is to maintain a sense of safety, a very troubling... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at advideos
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Posted Dec 26, 2017 at advideos
Letter to DNC 12/11/2017 This is my second comment because I didn't receive a reply the first time. In MO, we have a Medicaid Expansion petition (www.MoMedicaid.com) and we have already had coverage by the KC Star(1/3 page)and (3/4 page) as well as radio interviews and web site news. Yet... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Medicaidletters
Petitions: Our Voice for Us www.Our-Voice.Us Medicaid Expansion 8 Billion Dollars to Missouri from Federal Government 250,000 estimated new enrollees for Medicaid Helps Rural Hospitals and Doctors 25,000 new jobs-most better paying health care rural jobs Helps those working low-paying part time jobs Re-instating Franchise Tax we have had since... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at MO Schools and Roads
Downloadable forms from our site if you have a printer. The text of the 1st page of the petition must be printed on the back of the signup sheet. The rest will be attached to the back with staples down the left side, not the upper left corner: Printable form... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Voter Registration
You may download forms directly from this site. Or contact us at contact@Our-Voice.Us and we will forward forms to you. If you are interested in related petitions, go to www.Our-Voice.Us. There you will find petitions to Expand Medicaid and make voter registrations automatic. All these petitions relate to citizens of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at MO Schools and Roads
From KC Star Nov 10th, 2017 Download Kcstarnov10 From KC Star Nov 9, 2017 Download Kcstarnov9 Kansas City Star Online and another one the next day Online MissouriNet.com Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Expansion Press
• Inject 2 Billion into MO economy • Helps Struggling Hospitals • Creates 25,000 healthcare jobs • US gov provides 1.8 Billion • No cost to local government • could potentially include coverage for an estimated 250,000 additional Missourians Find Petition at www.MoMedicaid.com Print and gather signatures from registered voters. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
Leave page number blank There are 5 places for the county to be entered (all entries must be for one county. I carry extra signup sheets in case I find someone from another county). They sign the first blank and print their name on the last blank. If you don't... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Mo Medicaid Forms
Downloadable instructions: Download Instructions for Sign Up Sheet Leave page number blank There are 5 places for the county to be entered (all entries must be for one county. I carry extra signup sheets in case I find someone from another county). They sign the first blank and print their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
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Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
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Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Our Voice for Us
Printable form collecting signatures for Medicaid Expansion: Page 1 for collecting signatures. Download 10162017155952 Page 2, must be on the back of the sign up sheet. Download 2018-275 med petition page 2 Registration Form for Solicitors Download Registration (This form can be filled out online, but we prefer you to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Mo Medicaid Forms
This is a grass roots project meaning we need each of you get a couple of forms and gather signatures. Many of the poor don't have access to any of this information, so we need to do this for them. Just few minutes of your time can allow 250,000 poor... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Missouri Medicaid Expansion
Presumption of Innocence The American criminal justice systems presumes an individual charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty. A jail is not the same as a prison. Prisons are utilized for convicted felons – those who have been found guilty in a court of law. A county jail... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at Chapter XI Prisons
From the Missouri Times BY RACHAEL HERNDON DUNN · PUBLISHED DECEMBER 23, 2014 · UPDATED DECEMBER 23, 2014 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Corrections Restorative Justice Garden Program set a record this year by donating nearly 180 tons of fresh produce to local food pantries, shelters, churches,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at Chapter XI Prisons
From the Kansas City Star Young, black males more likely to be suspended in Kansas City schools BY KATY BERGEN kbergen@kcstar.com AND MARÁ ROSE WILLIAMS mdwilliams@kcstar.com SEPTEMBER 06, 2017 3:35 PM Young, black students who attended a school in Kansas City last year were five times more likely to be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at schools