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Crowdfunding Campaign: Helping Garifuna children of Honduras discover their history and cultural pride via first-ever published children’s book for them

Crowdfunding Campaign: Helping Garifuna children of Honduras discover their history and cultural pride via first-ever published children’s book for them

LatinaLista — Campaign: Helping Garifuna children of Honduras discover their history and cultural pride via first-ever published children’s book for them Garifuna culture originated from the Island of St. Vincent (in the Caribbean) in the 1600′s. Garifunas are a mixture of Arawak Indians, Caribs, and Africans taken to the Caribbean as slaves. They were exiled

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HIPGive Crowdfunder: Providing free or low-cost legal services to child migrants

LatinaLista — HIPGive Crowdfunder: Providing free or low-cost legal services to child migrants Providing legal representation for minors is complex – it requires expertise in state family law and federal immigration law, and for the attorney to be barred in the state where the minor lives. It is also expensive because these cases are labor

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Planet’s indigenous get ready to stage “largest climate march in history”

LatinaLista — Among the rational, climate change is no longer denied or ridiculed. Rising sea levels, soaring summer temperatures, monstrous storms, tornados and flooding and a drought encompassing most of the planet are clear indicators that something is happening. It is said that the people who are on the frontlines of this global climate change

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Reporting on the Legacy of Mass Incarceration

LatinaLista — Campaign: Reporting on the Legacy of Mass Incarceration The United States spends $80 billion per year on prisons and jails. About 2.2 million Americans are behind bars on any given day, while more than 4.5 million are on probation or parole. These numbers show what millions already know – the American criminal justice

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Saving an urban farm for future generations

LatinaLista — Campaign: Mil Abrazos Community Land Trust Urban farm creates Land Trust to preserve land and affordable housing for future generations Since 2012, Gaia Gardens, a nonprofit certified organic farm, has been operating on a leased parcel of land in Santa Fe. With the support of a large group of friends and neighbors, the

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Lost in America II – Finding America’s homeless youth

LatinaLista — Campaign: Lost in America II – Finding America’s homeless youth Lost in America is a documentary about America’s homeless youth. For the past 9 months, Rotimi Rainwater and his entire Lost in America team have traveled the country gathering stories of homeless youth. They’ve interviewed members of the House of Representatives, the US

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