The NYPD ordered the wasteful destruction of hundreds of pounds of fresh produce that could have gone to New York’s hungriest residents. Demand that the NYPD provide $8,000 worth of fresh produce to New York’s local soup kitchens and food pantries.
Many offenders are still serving unfairly long terms in prison due to mandatory minimum sentencing laws that have caused overcrowding, which has been ruled unconstitutionally cruel punishment. Demand that these unjustly punished inmates be released.
A Boston area dance teacher is being held on charges of sexually assaulting an underage student. Demand prosecutors refuse plea bargains and seek the maximum penalty if the teacher is convicted.
An Indian teenager died after she was allegedly raped and set on fire. This is one of many occurrences of violence against women in India in recent years. Demand justice for this innocent girl and take a stand against domestic violence.
A 17-year-old Detroit boy was arrested in 1987 and given life without parole for cocaine possession. He was also working as an informant for the FBI, helped bring down many corrupt police officers, and was sentenced on claims that were later found untrue. Demand that he be released from prison after serving too long of a sentence.
A transgender woman named Maya Young was found in the street suffering from multiple stab wounds, from which she later died. An arrest has been made in connection, and police suspect there were other people involved. Write to the commissioner and demand full punishment for those allegedly involved.
Residents can’t move away to escape the unhealthy and irritating air produced by the local refinery. Don’t support the refining of one of the dirtiest fuel sources. Demand that the United States regulate tar sand oil refineries and tell Marathon Petroleum Corp. to compensate these residents.
A Utah high school’s dance team recently performed a mocking and culturally insensitive dance. Urge the high school to issue a public apology for demonstrating such offensive ignorance.
India’s prime minister allows mining and power companies to steal land from innocent people. Stand up to the prime minister and ask him to seriously respect fair land acquisition policy and environmental protection rights.
A peaceful Hawaiian native was attempting to heal an ailing seal when he was savagely beaten by an officer of the law, according to a video. The man remained calm, even during the altercation, and should never have been injured by the officer. Demand the violent officer be removed from the force.
Parents of a kindergarten boy allege his teacher spanked him without their consent. The school acknowledges the act but refuses to fire the teacher involved. Demand this teacher is removed from her position and not allowed to work with students moving forward.
FBI agents are accused of lying about firing their guns during an incident that left a protester dead. Lying in a murder investigation is illegal and reason to suspect misconduct. Demand the agents be reprimanded for falsifying reports.
Residential schools have played a large part in the decimation of Indigenous health and culture. Urge the Pope to apologize for the Catholic Church’s part in residential schools.
April has been proclaimed as ‘Confederate Heritage Month’ in the state of Mississippi. This comes after many attempts were made to change the Confederate imagery in the state’s flag, with many claiming that it promoted racial violence. Sign this petition to ask the governor not to celebrate a racist history.
KKK members stabbed three counter protesters at a rally in California. Urge law enforcement to prosecute the klansmen with deadly assault charges.
Always has released a new advertisement focusing on the importance of depicting professional women in emojis, which are incredibly popular with young people. Sign this petition to applaud Always’ efforts in teaching young girls about female empowerment.
Saudi Arabia is killing civilians in Yemen with American weapons. By selling munitions to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. is actively supporting war crimes committed against the Yemeni people. Stop the arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Two firefighters are currently on suspension for using their fire truck to transport a toddler to the emergency room. Their fast, heroic actions likely saved the 18-month-old’s life. Demand these men are reinstated so they can continue to serve their community.
Due to a sudden growth in population, increases in rent and lack of resources and shelters, over 2,000 people in Portland, Oregon sleep on the street each night. We must take action to end this cycle of homelessness.
The “tampon tax” costs the women of New York millions of dollars per year. Feminine hygiene products are subject to the luxury tax despite their medical necessity. Demand the lifting of this tax and put an end to this discrimination against women .
A group of high school students yelled racial slurs at a rival school during a basketball game. Urge the school principal to issue a formal apology.
After an allegedly wrongfully arrested woman was found dead in her jail cell, there was outrage all over the country. ForceChange demanded justice for her death, and the first steps have finally been introduced. The arresting officer has been fired and indicted for perjury.
A Florida teen was lured into a home to be brutally beaten and left on the road. Urge the district attorney to seek prosecutions for all individuals who were involved in this disgusting incident.
Several foster housing facilities will soon be closed, leaving countless youth with absolutely nowhere to go. Demand that Youth Welcome Centers are kept open in order to provide safe, long–term housing options for all foster youth.
A white supremacist assaulted a black woman at a Donald Trump rally, kicking and shoving and calling her offensive slurs. He believes strongly in white pride and tries to say he spreads a message of peace, but it is pure racism. Sign this petition to denounce his awful world views.