Did you know that there is a congressional ban preventing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from researching gun violence? With approximately 30,000 gun related deaths per year, the rate of gun violence in the United States is unparalleled by any other country in the developed world, yet Congress continues to deny that it is a public health issue. The American Medical Association recognizes that the only way to save the thousands of lives affected by gun violence is by lifting the congressional ban so that the CDC can research gun violence and recommend appropriate action to help lower the death toll.
Bolder Advocacy Blog
Posted by Ronnie Pawelko on September 26, 2016
This election cycle’s presidential debates could see record-breaking viewership.
Posted by Natalie Roetzel on September 19, 2016
A new resource for the many organizations doing good work to address the needs of communities within the Houston area.
Posted by Ronnie Pawelko on September 15, 2016
In a surprising clip, a pastor is seen interrupting Donald Trump at a Flint, Michigan church as he gives a speech that veered into criticism of Hillary Clinton.
Posted by Guest Blogger on September 14, 2016
Taking advantage of the momentum to create bolder, bigger change for abortion access.
Posted by Ronnie Pawelko on September 1, 2016
With a hotly contested presidential election drawing closer, AFJ has been receiving inquiries from organizations with employees who wish to take leave from work to volunteer for election-related activities. All employers need to consider how to deal with such leave requests, but the stakes are even higher for 501(c)(3) employers. After all, would granting leave