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Orphaned by Poverty (part 2 of 2)

By Kanya D’Almeida

This article is the second of a two-part series on charges of racial bias in the child welfare system in Philadelphia.

(L to R) Eric Gjertsen from Payday Men’s Network, Carolyn Hill and Celyn Camen from EMWM. Credit: Kanya D’Almeida/IPS

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When Families Fear “Human Services” (part 1 of 2)

By Kanya D’Almeida

This article is part one of a two-part series on charges of racial bias in the child welfare system in Philadelphia. Part two looks at the uphill battle fought by parents or relatives seeking to regain custody of their children.

(Original article from Inter Press Service, Dec 6, 2013)

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Report of fantastic event at the Crossroads Women’s Centre, where we are based.

Women Together

Crossroads Women’s Centre, Saturday 9 November 2013

Women have a lot to say and sometimes are not shy about saying it! They crowded into the Crossroads Women’s Centre in Kentish Town on Saturday 9 November, for ‘Women Together Speak Up – Making Community, Tackling Problems’. Crossroads Women, the local charity hosting it, aimed to “give a voice to those women whose needs are most likely to be neglected, especially in these hard times”.

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Joint protest against the Dominican Republic threatening to expel citizens of Haitian descent

image001.jpgMonday 2 December 2pm
Embassy of the Dominican Republic

139 Inverness Terrace Bayswater London W2 6TF

Called by Caribbean Labour Solidarity and other organisations

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