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SocialAction2014 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in the developed world

Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in the developed world | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
One in three American kids live in poverty, according to UNICEF.
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FREE REV. PINKNEY! BENTON HARBOR FRAME-UP TRIAL TARGETS NATIONALLY-KNOWN FREEDOM FIGHTER!

FREE REV. PINKNEY! BENTON HARBOR FRAME-UP TRIAL TARGETS NATIONALLY-KNOWN FREEDOM FIGHTER! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Zero-hours contract workers turned away by some of UK’s biggest landlords

Zero-hours contract workers turned away by some of UK’s biggest landlords | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
As well as high rents, workers with no fixed hours or income face problems finding a landlord who will agree to house them
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Columnist Fired After He Calls Michael Brown an Animal That Had to Be Put Down  

Columnist Fired After He Calls Michael Brown an Animal That Had to Be Put Down   | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Don Surber, now a former columnist for West Virginia’s Charleston Daily Mail, stands by his comments.
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Second-Hand Grocery Store To Open In Pennsylvania

Second-Hand Grocery Store To Open In Pennsylvania | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
With food charities overstretched, federal aid tightening, and jobs still hard to find, an unusual approach to grocery shopping is coming to rural Pennsylvania.
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Government ‘washing its hands’ of legal aid problem for vulnerable parents

Government ‘washing its hands’ of legal aid problem for vulnerable parents | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Senior judge Sir James Munby hands down judgment challenging lack of funding for legal representation
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Research Suggests That Psychiatric Interventions Like Admission to a Mental Facility Could Increase Suicide Risk

Research Suggests That Psychiatric Interventions Like Admission to a Mental Facility Could Increase Suicide Risk | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A major study identifying the highest risk factors for suicide we’ve ever found has been barely discussed.
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Davontae's Birthday Is coming up In November

Davontae's Birthday Is coming up In November | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it


Davontae Sanford's Birthday Let's all give a gift to Davontae . There are many things we can do which would make a nice birthday gift for him. Here are some ideas.- Send a letter to Davontae telling him we haven't forgotten him and we continue to fight to get the truth out about his case.- Tell a friend about the details of Davontae's caseDavontae Sanford-684070Ionia Maxmium Correctional Fac.1576 W.Bluewater HighwayIonia,Mi 48446
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Reducing Mass Incarceration In Michigan Prisons

Reducing Mass Incarceration In Michigan Prisons | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The problems in prisons in our state are well documented.
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The Device That Could Help Keep Former Inmates Out Of Jail For Good

The Device That Could Help Keep Former Inmates Out Of Jail For Good | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More than 100 inmates in San Francisco’s jail are now in possession of computer tablets as part of a two-year pilot program allowing them to study using the same technology as students’ outside the system, shedding light on the digital di...
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Homeless shelter launches social media campaign to help most vulnerable #bedless campaign | OpSafeWinter

Homeless shelter launches social media campaign to help most vulnerable #bedless campaign | OpSafeWinter | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Stop prison censorship! Submit comments by Nov. 10 on revised regulations misleadingly titled ‘Obscene Materials’

Stop prison censorship! Submit comments by Nov. 10 on revised regulations misleadingly titled ‘Obscene Materials’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The proposed censorship regulations that we collectively and vehemently opposed a few months ago have been revised, as of Oct. 20. The deadline for public comments is Nov. 10 – short notice. To the...
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Lake County Jail guards indicted in inmate's death

Lake County Jail guards indicted in inmate's death | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Three years after a Lake County Jail inmate's neck was broken in a scuffle with guards, two former corrections officers have been indicted by a grand jury on official misconduct charges for their involvement, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran announced.
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Jail cell-fies which show smirking prisoners living in luxury

Jail cell-fies which show smirking prisoners living in luxury | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Dozens of photos uploaded to Facebook show prisoners boasting of a cushy prison lifestyle that features access to TVs, gaming consoles, gyms and live football.
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Porch Shooter's Lawyer: 'Ghost Of Trayvon Martin' Was In The Courtroom

Porch Shooter's Lawyer: 'Ghost Of Trayvon Martin' Was In The Courtroom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A defense attorney for Theodore Wafer, the white man recently convicted of killing an unarmed young black woman on his suburban Detroit porch, says "the ghost of Trayvon Martin" affected the trial.

Cheryl Carpenter also denied racial pr...
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The Month Of November: Plan ahead! These Are The Key Cause Awareness Activities, Events, And Focuses For November.

The Month Of November: Plan ahead! These Are The Key Cause Awareness Activities, Events, And Focuses For November. | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
  Plan ahead! These are the key cause awareness activities, events, and focuses for November................     November:   American Diabetes Month (Grey): www.diabetes.org   COPD A...
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Nelly Reveals Why He's Worried About What May Soon Happen In Ferguson

Nelly Reveals Why He's Worried About What May Soon Happen In Ferguson | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
As one of St. Louis' most recognizable celebrities, Nelly made a big splash by leading a march in Ferguson, Missouri, shortly after the Mike Brown saga rocked the area and the nation. In a HuffPost Live interview Thursday, Nelly preached that protest...
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Man Convicted Of Double Murder In Landmark Case Released From Prison

Man Convicted Of Double Murder In Landmark Case Released From Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (AP) -- A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the ot...
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We need to stop the scourge of revenge evictions now!

We need to stop the scourge of revenge evictions now! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
People should not live in fear of being evicted by their landlord if they complain about a problem with their home. It’s time to give renters more protection, says Sarah Teather MP pic Heather Bloc...
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Texas Jail Allegedly Ran Horrific 'Rape Camp'

Texas Jail Allegedly Ran Horrific 'Rape Camp' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A recently filed lawsuit alleges that a Texas sheriff's office ran a "rape camp" at a county jail, where numerous male guards repeatedly raped and humiliated female inmates over an extended period of time.

Two women who were inmates at t...
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GCHQ views data without a warrant, government admits

GCHQ views data without a warrant, government admits | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
GCHQ’s secret ‘arrangements’ for accessing bulk material revealed in documents submitted to UK surveillance watchdog
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10 Facts About Homelessness

10 Facts About Homelessness | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Fact 2: One quarter of homeless people are children. HUD reports that on any given night, over 138,000 of the homeless in the U.S. are children under the age of 18. Thousands of these homeless children are unaccompanied, according to HUD....
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Two million children are referred to social services

Two million children are referred to social services | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Soaring numbers of children are being referred to social services because of abuse and neglect, with two million brought to the attention of councils in the last year.
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A village cannot be built in a jail: Why gender responsive is not gender justice

A village cannot be built in a jail: Why gender responsive is not gender justice | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The issue of “gender responsiveness” as an excuse to open more prisons has been rearing its ugly head lately with the expansion of CDCR’s supposed “reentry hubs” and “community based facilities.” Y...
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