People objecting to Pennsylvania’s status as the state with the widest gap between funding for rich and poor school districts have argued that a ZIP code all too often determines the quality of a student’s education.
Faith in Community, formerly known as Faith in the Valley, received one of the largest grants, of $600,000, to address a series of health issues, although efforts in Kern will be focused on air quality, said Joey Williams, lead organizer for the Kern County chapter.
Religious leaders are urging people to flood social media this weekend using the hashtag #FreeMaribel. They believe the hashtag and Ivanka Trump could be key to preventing a Fairfield mother's deportation.
Father John Pedigo, the Director of Office for Peace and Justice with the Diocese of San Jose, and Nancy Palmer-Jones of the First Unitarian Church of San Jose, addressed the more than 50 demonstrators, including a dozen who volunteered to participate in the cleansing ritual.