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Finding Joe Arpaio: Inside the Private Fundraising Dinner in Las Vegas

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Last Saturday, Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio accepted the “Courage Under Fire” award from conservative anti-tax activist Chuck Muth’s Conservative Leadership Conference. From

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Nevada State College Students and Faculty Walk Out in Support of DACA Students

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On Monday, dozens of Nevada State College (NSC) students and several faculty walked out and gathered outside the Rogers Student Center in support of DACA

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“Your Bill Will Pull the Plug on Us”: Nevadans Call Out Dean Heller Promoting Trumpcare Bill

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This Wednesday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) reaffirmed his support for a Trumpcare bill that does what Heller himself vociferously claimed to oppose less than

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DREAMer and College Student Nayelli Speaks Out on Life After DACA and the Future of DACA Activism

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After the Trump Administration announced its decision on DACA, a group of college students and faculty met in Henderson to discuss how to advocate for

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Change Makers: The DREAMers Who Continue to Stand by the American Dream

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Last week, the Trump Administration announced the end of the DACA program that protects DREAMers from deportation. Nevadans across the state reacted with sorrow and

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Finding Joe Arpaio: Inside the Private Fundraising Dinner in Las Vegas

Nevada State College Students and Faculty Walk Out in Support of DACA Students

“Your Bill Will Pull the Plug on Us”: Nevadans Call Out Dean Heller Promoting Trumpcare Bill

DREAMer and College Student Nayelli Speaks Out on Life After DACA and the Future of DACA Activism

Change Makers: The DREAMers Who Continue to Stand by the American Dream

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Finding Joe Arpaio: Inside the Private Fundraising Dinner in Las Vegas

Last Saturday, Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio accepted the “Courage Under Fire” award from conservative anti-tax activist Chuck Muth’s Conservative Leadership Conference. From the start, Arpaio’s planned visit came under fire due to his record in Maricopa County, and his controversial pardon from Donald Trump last month. Prior to Saturday, Muth wouldn’t even confirm Arpaio’s attendance, or the venue where the awards dinner would be held. On Saturday we were briefly removed from the dinner, then allowed to…

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Nevada State College Students and Faculty Walk Out in Support of DACA Students

On Monday, dozens of Nevada State College (NSC) students and several faculty walked out and gathered outside the Rogers Student Center in support of DACA students. They walked out to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act to provide permanent legal protection for Nevada’s DACA recipients, and to reassure DREAMer students that the NSC community will continue to support them. (more…)

Nevada LegislatureSocial Justice

“Your Bill Will Pull the Plug on Us”: Nevadans Call Out Dean Heller Promoting Trumpcare Bill

This Wednesday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R) reaffirmed his support for a Trumpcare bill that does what Heller himself vociferously claimed to oppose less than three months ago. Back in Nevada, local health care advocates gathered to debunk Heller’s spin and ask him to stand by his earlier promise not to take health care coverage away from any Nevadan. (more…)

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DREAMer and College Student Nayelli Speaks Out on Life After DACA and the Future of DACA Activism

After the Trump Administration announced its decision on DACA, a group of college students and faculty met in Henderson to discuss how to advocate for student DREAMers in Nevada’s colleges. Afterwards, we spoke with one of these student DREAMers about her experience growing up here. She explains how she made it to college, and how she will fight to stay in the one place she calls home. (more…)

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Change Makers: The DREAMers Who Continue to Stand by the American Dream

Last week, the Trump Administration announced the end of the DACA program that protects DREAMers from deportation. Nevadans across the state reacted with sorrow and outrage. While many DREAMers themselves reacted similarly, we spoke with a few activists who expressed another feeling: determination. They shared with us why they’re determined to continue fighting for the American Dream, regardless of Donald Trump’s threats. (more…)

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