Donate to respond to the Jackson, MI water crisis

In Jackson, Mississippi, access to clean, safe water has been an ongoing nightmare. In a city that is nearly 85% Black, a legacy of environmental racism has left the city’s water infrastructure unfunded and woefully inadequate. Now, record flooding across the Deep South has overwhelmed Jackson’s water treatment facilities, indefinitely leaving 150,000 residents without clean…

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“You have that look of a homeless person.”

Zephyr-Rose Poe is a queer, disabled, unhoused person who has recently moved cross-country to the Orlando-area. Zephyr has previously written and published two books: A Butterfly’s Wings, a book of poetry centered around feminism, queerness, and mental health, as well as The Adventure of It All, a two-part memoir about traveling around the world in…

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I Never Thought I’d be Unhoused

I never thought that I’d be unhoused. When you are disabled, you are presented with a series of hoops to jump through. Applications for social security benefits, SNAP (food stamps), and Medicaid. Section 8 lists are closed in most places—they aren’t even accepting new applicants. When I first started jumping through hoops, I was lucky…

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Resist Putin’s Famine!

Vladmir Putin is using famine as a weapon of war. He hopes western nations will stop supporting Ukraine when they see millions threatened with starvation. Right now, Russian blockades and nationalistic export bans are causing extreme food crises, with the poorest countries faring worst.

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June Service Team Roundup!

Teams in our Food Security Project (FSP) reported 25 events in June, serving 13,569 individual beneficiaries and giving out 4,696 meals! Additional GO Humanity Service Teams (GO Teams) held 18 more service events.

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How Roe v. Wade’s Overturn Impacts Our Work

On Friday, June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court overturned the ruling from the 1973 case, Roe v Wade1. Roe v. Wade had been a landmark case guaranteeing abortion as a constitutional right. The Supreme Court’s most recent decision has triggered abortion bans in 13 states, with more to follow.

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Outrageous Rent Increases Impact Americans

This winter I was suddenly the only member of my immediate family not facing the very real possibility of homelessness. I’m disabled, so Medicare and my Disability checks pay for a room at an assisted living group home. My disability checks don’t pay enough for me to afford rent on a home by myself.

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