Student loan debt has reached a total of one trillion dollars due to rising tuition costs. Since 1980, the cost of a 4-year college education has increased 827%. The average grad now has to take out $25,000 of student loans to offset this soaring cost. As borrowers struggle to pay back their loans,
Tell the House of Representatives to set aside political agendas and reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has provided two decades of essential protections for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. But political squabbles in the House of Representatives are threatening to prevent its renewal and pull away the protections of countless victims. These
Hold major cigarette companies accountable for a deceptive media campaign to confuse and mislead voters
Each year 400,000 Americans will die from a smoking related health condition – making tobacco the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. This lethal behavior is largely driven by the bottom lines of cigarette companies who hope to downplay the real risks of smoking. Each year,
Currently, there are more homeless children in the U.S. than at any other time since the Great Depression. Unfortunately, the stresses of homelessness often lead to anxiety, depression, poor sleep habits, and behavioral issues. 1.5 million American children go to sleep without a home each year.
We are all reeling from the tragic school shootings in Chardon, Ohio this week. It is a sobering reality check that this type of violence can happen at any time and we all have more work to do to prevent it. According to the Center for Disease Control, homicide is the second leading cause of