AJS affiliates respond to ACA ruling

Alliance for a Just Society affiliates organized actions in response to the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, helping to frame the debate moving forward. Here are a few highlights of the coverage from Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Main Street Alliance:

Common Cause

This is the part seven in a series of posts that will explore some of the leading organizations from around the country that are engaged in unearthing and combating the influence of money in the political process. Role in the Landscape Common Cause is a membership-based organizing group that operates in 36 states. Campaign financeContinue reading “Common Cause”

Main Street Alliance of Washington Members Meet with President Obama

On Tuesday, August 17, all eyes were on Seattle’s Pioneer Square as President Obama was in town stumping for Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) in her critical primary race. Obama and Murray held a private meeting at a café with three small business owners to discuss the economy, as well as what could be done toContinue reading “Main Street Alliance of Washington Members Meet with President Obama”

Marcelas Grows Up in Community Organizing, Finishes What His Mother Started

History loves a hero. The historic health reform legislation signed this year by President Obama received its hero in the form of Marcelas Owens, eleven-year-old Seattleite who, in the weeks leading to the bill’s passage, became the country’s most visible spokesman for reform.