#Juneteenth 2020

June 19th 2020 marked 155 years since enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas were informed of their freedom—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. “Juneteenth” is a day for reflection, education, and celebration. A reminder of where we’ve come from and how far we still have to go. And a testament to the

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Standing with the Movement for Black Lives

We hope you and your loved ones are safe and caring for one another during this time that weighs heavy with injustice.  Against the backdrop of a global pandemic that is disproportionately impacting Black people and people of color, the horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery (among so many others) fully

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A Roadmap to an Equitable Low Carbon Future: Four Pillars for a Just Transition

Last year, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a groundbreaking report which found that countries must take drastic action within the next twelve years in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Specifically, we must transition to a low carbon economy and we must do this faster than we previously

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2018 California Calls Voter Guide

California will be voting on ballot initiatives that impact affordable housing, access to clean water, schools, healthcare, roads, and other public services. We will decide who will represent us at the federal, state, and local levels. Our communities will have a powerful voice this election on the future of our state, but only if we

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Prop 70: An Attack on Frontline Communities

As temperatures increase and natural disasters like fires and mudslides occur more and more frequently, low-income communities, communities of color and those who live in pollution burdened areas are hit hardest. Prop 70, a misleading initiative on the June ballot that is backed by just a handful of Republicans, would make it harder for our

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March with SCOPE This May Day 2018

This May 1st, SCOPE members and staff will be marching in solidarity with workers, unions, immigrants, the LGBTQ community, and many others in honor of International Workers Day. SCOPE understands and supports the intersectional relationships we all share in our fight for social, economic, gender, racial justice with workers from all professions. In the short

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