Exoneree Damon Thibodeaux, who was sentenced to death and wrongfully imprisoned for 15 years before he became the 300th person proven innocent by DNA testing, is seen here visiting the Innocence Project offices and getting his first taste of New York City pizza. Exoneree and Innocence Project board member Marvin Anderson is in the background.
"SNAP: The Senate cut it; the House wants to cut it even more. But according to a new report from the Associated Press, neither house is going to slash real-world spending on food assistance if they pass a Farm Bill that guts the former food stamp program - President Obama will veto it."
In this Learning to Give unit, students gain insight into what it means to be a refugee and the difficulties refugees face to survive. Students explore the role of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and produce a symposium on the work of UNHCR in a virtual online presentation or as a traditional presentation.
Alterviews: The Left Needs to Stop Self-marginalizing For too long the left has not been a major player on our political scene. It hasn’t been sitting on its hands, but it can’t claim the same political authority that the left commanded in earlier periods of the last century, which not coincidentally were marked by major social advances. But that could well change in the coming decade. See more at: http://www.alternavox.net/19576/alterviews-the-left-needs-to-stop-self-marginalizing