Civil Rights & Social Justice

 We must resolve to end the mistreatment of immigrant children in Pa. – and...

The crisis at the Southern Border reaches our doorsteps in Chester County.

Wolf announces reforms to state regulation of child, adult care facilities

With an eye on improving conditions for vulnerable Pennsylvanians — everyone from children to the disabled and the elderly — Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Wednesday to reform internal policies while seeking...

A new state grant program will help poor defendants in capital punishment cases. Why...

The only problem, according to criminal justice advocates? It’s not nearly enough money.

How Disney’s ‘Lion King’ remake helped me retrace my own Circle of Life |...

In the darkness of a theater, sometimes it's possible to turn back time.

Progressive Pittsburgh state rep finds sticker from white supremacist group at district office

Rep. Sara Innamorato, D-Allegheny, took to Twitter Thursday to share a photo of a sticker from a white supremacist organization that was posted outside her district office.https://twitter.com/Innamo/status/1154487190711394304?s=20The sticker says "Better Dead Than Red," and...

Seeking to raise awareness, spark activism, artist brings Berks detention center documentary on tour

Located in Leesport, just outside Reading, the facility is owned by the county and rented by the federal government to house families awaiting word if they will stay in America or be deported to their country of origin.

ICE ordered her deportation. Instead she’s spent the last year living in a Va....

Abbie Arevalo-Herrera is one of two women living in Virginia churches to avoid deportation by ICE, which has a policy of not arresting people in locations it deems “sensitive.”

What Trump really means when he says ‘America First’ | Opinion

America First has one final meaning, one that suggests we should prioritize the comfort of Americans over the safety and security of all others.

Dean, Scanlon make unannounced tour of Berks Detention Center, call for more humane treatment...

The center is one of three family detention centers in the country that can hold migrants before a legal hearing to decide whether they can stay or will be deported.

Why it’s more important than ever to teach Holocaust education in our schools |...

By showing that the tragedy of the Holocaust is not only a tragedy in Jewish history but a lesson for everyone, Holocaust education can serve to foster civics and ethics education.