Articles written by: Carolyn Stewart

Protect Marginalized Communities From High Tech Police Surveillance

Facial recognition software is on the rise, with no federal laws regulating its use. Studies have demonstrated such technologies have significant biases against marginalized communities. Demand the US enact protections against this technology.

Biden: Take Urgent Action on Climate Change and Declare a National Emergency

Unprecedented and deadly heatwaves are being experienced around the globe, taking many lives and burning the natural world to the ground. The climate disaster is happening now and must be addressed. Demand President Biden declare climate change a national emergency.

Don’t Send Migrants Back to the Border

Harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric is turning into harsh practices in Texas that will likely lead to more racial profiling. Demand the governor reverse his anti-immigrant executive order.

Don’t Kill Wild Bears Because of Bad Housing Policies

Four black bears have been killed for entering a campground used as temporary housing for Anchorage’s unhoused population. Demand officials protect houseless community members and wildlife with effective housing policies.

Take a Stand Against Racism Following Alleged White Supremacist Attack

A white supremacist march in Boston reportedly resulted in an attack on a Black man. Now, Black leaders and activists are calling on the mayor to act against the city’s racism. Support this effort and demand change.

Don’t Criminalize the Houseless

Houseless folks are now being arrested, fined, and charged with felonies for sleeping in public. This not only challenges their own survival, but also places another hurdle in their attempts to find jobs and housing. Sign this petition to demand that the unhoused community members are protected.

Stop Promoting Climate-Destroying Gas as “Green” Energy

Many European countries are signing new, decades-long contracts with natural gas producers. The move blocks transitions to clean energy and worsens the climate crisis. Demand Europe take swift action against climate change.

Save Salmon From Deadly Rising Temperatures

Salmon are being devastated by warming temperatures and dwindling habitat. Demand action to protect this essential species.

Success: United States Can End Harmful “Remain in Mexico” Immigration Policy

The Supreme Court has ruled the Biden administration can end the policy that sent asylum seekers at the southern border back to Mexico. Sign this petition to celebrate this victory.

Don’t Allow Personal Data to Be Used to Enforce Anti-Abortion Laws

Personal data such as period tracking apps, internet search histories, and call and text logs could be used to prosecute pregnant individuals traveling out of state to get abortions as well as those who help them. Call on Congress to protect our digital privacy.

Protect Alaskan Wildlands from Ravages of Oil Drilling

A massive new oil drilling project may soon destroy sensitive Arctic ecosystems while making climate change worse. Call on President Biden to honor his word by rejecting this destructive proposal.

Stop Climate Change From Killing Black Women and Children

Black women in the United States are experiencing a maternal mortality crisis driven by climate disparities. Call on Nancy Pelosi to stop these injustices and end the crisis.

Protect People of Color From Discriminatory Police Response

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are reportedly more likely to experience excessive force and arrest in one Washington County. This racist and discriminatory treatment must end. Call on the sheriff to adopt alternative policing methods.

Stop Bank of America From Financing Climate Disaster

Bank of America is driving the climate disaster by investing billions of dollars in fossil fuel companies. Call on this financial giant to stop putting profits over our planet.

Success: Climate Change Combatted With Zero-Emission Vehicles and Stricter Pollution Testing

New Mexico has introduced stricter vehicle emissions standards, reversing a Trump era roll back of environmental protections. Add your name to thank this state for taking swift action against climate change.

Crack Down on White Nationalist Violence

Thirty-one Patriot Front men apparently planned an attack at an LGBTQ+ Pride event. The men have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to riot. Call upon officials to ensure this is investigated as a potential domestic terrorist attack.

Don’t Allow Indefinite Detention of Immigrants

Detained immigrants do not have the right to a bond hearing, per a Supreme Court ruling, effectively allowing for their indefinite detention. The US Justice Department must act now to ensure every immigrant has a chance at freedom.

Protect Trans People From Healthcare Discrimination

Healthcare discrimination continues to disproportionately affect transgender people due to a Trump era rule change. Call on the Biden administration to formally reverse these changes to the Affordable Care Act and protect the rights of trans folks.

Stop Millions From Starving Due to Climate Change

The extreme temperatures, droughts, and flooding brought on by climate change have been destroying bigger and bigger portions of the world’s food crops. The U.S. must act to stop increasing worldwide famine. Call on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to take urgent action on climate change.

Stop the Spread of Climate Disinformation Online

The spread of climate misinformation is impeding efforts to fight the biggest environmental crisis of our time. Urge a major hub of climate science denial to stop misleading the public.

Stop Prioritizing Coal Companies Over Climate Change

Wyoming’s pro-coal climate legislation boosts fossil fuel companies, puts profits over people, and likely increases environmental pollutants. Call on Wyoming’s governor to stop catering to coal companies and pass legislation that actually addresses climate change.

Don’t Deny Undocumented Youth Access to Work and Study

Most childhood immigrants, known as Dreamers, graduating high school in 2022 won’t be authorized to work in the U.S. These folks are being denied access to opportunity and success in the country they grew up in. Contact House Speaker Pelosi to demand comprehensive immigration laws to protect undocumented immigrants.

Stop Gun Makers From Targeting Children

The manufacturer of the gun used in the Uvalde school shooting targets children with their advertisements. Demand this gun maker stop targeting children.

Treat All Refugees Equally

Refugees fleeing war-torn countries like Afghanistan are not receiving the same welcoming treatment extended to those from Ukraine. Sign this petition to call on President Biden to treat all refugees equally, regardless of race, religion, or country of origin.

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Stop Ban on Gender Affirming Treatments for Trans Youth

An attack on trans youth would deny them safe medical treatments and force teachers to ‘out’ students. Stop this latest hate campaign targeting the LGBTQ+ community.

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