The People Struggles, Positions, Policy Ideas, or Issues of Interest.

Please use to invoke difficult conversations rooted in understanding and towards a just society for all.

Capital Punishment/Death Penalty

• Execution Methods

• Innocence & Death Penalty

• Mental Illness & Death Penalty

• Prosecutorial Misconduct & Death Penalty

• Racial Disparities & Death Penalty

Criminal Law/Judicial System

• Reforming Police Practices

• Community Relations

• Excessive Force

• Corruption

• Search & Seizure

• Militarization

• Asset Forfeiture Abuse

• Effective Counsel

• Indigent Defense

• Right to effective counsel

• Drug Law

• Marijuana Law Reform

• All Drug Legalization

• Drug Testing

Disability Rights

• Integration & Autonomy of People with Disabilities

• Supported Decision Making

• Guardianship

• Disability Rights & Criminal Justice

• Prisons & Disability Rights

• Disability Rights & Education

Economy

• Income equality – Wealth gap between rich & poor

• Quality of Employment/Unemployment

• Misuse of taxes

• High cost of living/Inflation

• Wage Stagnation

• Fuel/oil prices

• Wage Theft

• Corporate Welfare/Corporate Corruption

• Federal budget deficit/ Federal Debt

• Foreign trade/Trade Debt

• Lack of Corporate taxation

Education

• Abolish Private Education

• Lack of Pre school

• Equal Student & Facility Representation on Board of Directors

• Overcompensated University Administration Personnel

• Defunding of Public Education

• Lack of Extra Curricular / After School Programs

• Outdated School Buildings and Classroom Resources

• Lack of Nurse, Counselor, Social Worker, and/or Psychologist in School

• Underpaid Teachers/Professors

Eldery Care

• Retirement

• Reimburse and Expand Social Security Benefits

• Fraud and Medical Exploitation

Environmental Pollution

• Clean Nuclear Waste Sites/ Super Fund Sites

• Dismantle Abandoned Deep Sea Oil Rigs

• Corporate Pollution Accountability

• Water Contamination Restoration

• 2030 Carbon Neutral Goal  

• Decommission All Oil Pipelines

• Ban Fracking and Any Other Non-Renewable Energy Production

Food Insecurity

• Carcinogenic Pesticide Ban

• Access to Non-process Foods

• Seed Patenting

• Farmland Theft

• End Factory Farming Practices

• Protection and Supplying of organic, non GMO, seeds

Firearm Safety Protections

• Universal Background checks

• Waiting Periods

• Domestic Abuses Alerts

• Medical Professional Alerts

• Buy Back Programs

Free Speech 

• Internet Speech

• Communications Decency Act 230

• Net Neutrality

• Online Anonymity & Identity

• Student Speech & Privacy

• Student Dress Code

• Human Rights Defenders/Whistleblowers/Employee Speech

• Leak Investigations

• Intellectual Property

• Freedom of Assembly & Association

• Spying on Protesters

• Repression of Peaceful Protest

• Flag Burning or Desecration

• Protest Buffer Zone

• Freedom of Opinion & Expression

• Freedom of Press

• Media Protection Laws

• Photographer Rights

• Filming & Photographing the Police

• Artistic Expression

• Obscenity Laws

• Banned Books

• Campaign Finance Reform

Healthcare

• Unaffordable Medical Expenses

• Prescription Drug Cost

• Universal Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

• Lack of Community Health Facilities

• Prescription Drug Patent Theft

Housing Insecurity

• Affordable Housing

• End Homelessness

• End Late Notice Evictions

• Community Housing Ownership 

• Building Mix Use Areas – End Class Based Zoning

Human Rights

• Human Rights & Criminal Justice

• Human Rights & Immigration

• Human Rights & Death Penalty

• Human Rights & National Security

• Human Rights & Privacy

• Human Rights & Radical Justice

• Human Rights & Labor Trafficking

• Slavery

• Human Trafficking

• Human Rights & Women’s Rights

• Treaty Ratification

• Human Rights & Disability Rights

• Human Rights & Business Rights

• Human Rights & Weapons

• Human Rights & Corruption

• Human Rights & Mental Health

• Human Rights & LGBTQA Rights

• Urbanization & Human Rights

Immigrants Rights

• Immigrants Rights & Detention

• Abolish Immigration Detention

• Abuse of Immigration Detention

• Privatized Immigration Detention

• Family Detention

• National Security Entry-Exit Registration System

• ICE & Border Patrol Abuses

• Immigration Detainers

• Immigration & Customs Enforcement

• Road to Citizenship

• Deportation & Due Process

• State & Local Immigration Laws

Juvenile Justice

• Youth Incarceration

• Youth Solitary Confinement

• Juvenile Life Without Parole

• Alternatives to youth Incarceration

• School-to-Prison Pipeline

• Police Presence in Schools

• Search & Seizure in Public Schools

• Children & Youth Rights

LGBTQA Rights

• LGBTQA Parenting

• Discriminatory Treatment in Foster Parenting & Adoptions

• Discriminatory Treatment of Transgender Parents

• Establishing Legal Parent-Child Relationship

• LGBTQA Relationships

• The Freedom to Marry

• Domestic Partnerships

• LGBTQA Youth

• Gay-Straight Alliances

• Prom & other School Dances/Outings

• Harassment & Bullying

• Anti-LGBTQA Web Filtering

• Trans & Gender-Nonconforming youth

• Free Expression & Censorship

• LGBTQA Nondiscrimination Protections

• Place of Employment

• Public Places

• Transgender Rights

• Trans People Discrimination/Healthcare/Military

• Criminal Justice & LGBTQA Rights

• Conditions in Jail & Prisons

• Sodomy Bans

National Security

• Detention

• Abolish Guantanamo Bay & Other Detention Camps

• Military Commissions

• Torture

• Extraordinary Rendition

• Targeted Killing

• Secrecy

• FISA Courts

• Privacy & Surveillance

• NSA Surveillance

• Surveillance by other agencies

• Watchlist

• Ideological Exclusions

• Discriminatory Profiling

Military Industrial Complex

• Stop Funding Terrorism – Directly and indirectly funding ISIS and other racial groups

• Cut Military Budget

• Enforce Only Last Restore Policy

• End Terrorist Drone Programs

• Stop All Regime Change Wars

• Stop Funding Israeli Genocide of Palestinians; End All Support

• End Partnership and All Support of  Saudi Arabia

• Dismantle All Nuclear Weapons

• Enforce Financial and Tactical Audit Recommendations of All Military Sectors 

Prisoners Rights

• Medical & Mental Healthcare

• Solitary Confinement

• Cruel, Inhuman, & Degrading Conditions

• Violence & Sexual Abuse

• Discrimination

• Overcrowding & other Threats to Health & Safety

• Civil Liberties in Prison

• Free Speech in Prison

• Access to Courts & Counsel

• Religious Freedom in Prison

• Women in Prison

• Pregnant women in Prison

Privacy & Technology

• Internet Privacy

• Consumer Online Privacy

• Cell Phone Privacy

• Social Network Privacy & Data Ownership

• Email Privacy

• Cyber security 

• Location Tracking

• Automatic License Plate Readers

• Cell Phone Privacy

• Privacy at Borders & Checkpoints

• Airport Security

• Electronic Device Searches

• Medical & Genetic Privacy

• Prescription Drugs Monitoring Programs

• DNA Collection

• Gene Patenting

• Surveillance Technologies

• Video Surveillance

• Big Data

• Police Body Cameras

• Biometrics

• Domestic Drones

• Face Recognition Technology

• RFID Chips

• Stingray Tracking Devices

• Consumer Privacy

• Financial Privacy

• Workplace Privacy

• Background Checks

• Employee Surveillance

• National ID

• Real ID

Racial Justice

• Race & Criminal Justice

• Racial Profiling

• Debtors Prisons

• Race & Economic Justice

• Predatory Lending

• Race & Inequality in Education

• School Vouchers

• School-to-Prison Pipeline

• Segregation in Schools

• Indigenous People Rights

• Native Child Welfare Act

• Affirmative Action

Religious Liberty

• Government Promotion of Religion

• Government Funding of Religion

• Legislative & Government Prayer

• Celebrating Christmas in America

• Religious Displays by the Government

• Religion & Public Schools

• Prayer & Proselytizing in School

• Creationism, Evolution, & Religion

• Freedom to Exercise in Public Schools

• Using Religion to Discriminate

• Religion-Based Discrimination Against LGBTQA People

• Religion-Based Discrimination Against Women

• Free Exercise of Religion

• Religious Liberty in Criminal Justice System

• Defending the Rights of Religious Minorities

Reproductive Freedom

• Abortion

• Abortion & Insurance

• Federal Abortion Legislation

• State Abortion Legislation

• Abortion Clinic Protections

• Birth Control

• Birth Control Access

• Emergency Contraception

• Religion & Reproductive Rights

• Abstinence-Only Curricula

Smart Justice

• Mass Incarceration

• Fiscal Cost of Mass Incarceration

• Private Prisons

• Sentencing Reform

• Alternatives to Incarceration

• Debtors’ Prisons

• The War on Drugs

• Bail Reform

• Parole & Release

• Clemency & Pardons

• Elderly Prisoners

• Prosecutorial Reform

• Re-entry Assistance

Transportation

• Public Ownership

• Public Transit Expansion

Voting Rights

• Promoting Access to the Ballot

• Voting Modernization vs Paper Ballots

• Voters with Disabilities

• Fighting Voters Suppression

• Fighting Cuts to Voting Access

• Fighting Voter ID Requirements

• Voter Restoration

• Restore The Voting Rights Act

• Gerrymandering

• Dissatisfaction with Government Leadership

• Alternative Political Party Options

• Public Financed Elections 

• Abolish Corporate Lobbying

• Election System Reform

• End Use of Private Company Voting Software/Hardware

Women’s Rights

• Pregnancy & Parenting Discrimination

• Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

• Breastfeeding Discrimination

• Violence Against Women

• Sexual Violence in Schools

• Housing Policy & Local Ordinances

• Sexual Assault & Harassment in the Military

• Women’s Rights in the Workplace

• Equal Pay

• Women & Physical Ability Test

• Women in the Military

• Women’s Rights in Education

• Single-Sex Education

• Pregnant & Parenting Students

• Equality in Athletics

• Women & Criminal Justice