Alice Rowsome

Voices

This Campaign Empowers the Latino Community by Finally Making it Easy to Vote

The Power of 18 uses a mobile-friendly voter tool to energize communities ahead of the 2018 midterm election.
Alice Rowsome
4.16.18
Voices

Pride Fund to End Gun Violence Rallies the LGBTQ Community Behind Gun Control Reform

Iraq war veteran and DC political consultant Jason Lindsay's organization is determined to take on the NRA by lobbying to help gay people and their allies elect candidates who will act on new gun policy.
Alice Rowsome
4.9.18
Rise Up

Gays Against Guns Links the Fight for Gun Control With LGBTQ Activism

After the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in 2016, the LGBTQ community has become a leading voice in the fight for gun control
Alice Rowsome
3.28.18
Rise Up

How to Support Over 100 Women on Hunger Strike Inside the UK's Most Controversial Immigration Center

Strikers escalated their actions against the detention facility, which mainly houses female asylum-seekers and immigrants awaiting deportation.
Alice Rowsome
3.13.18
Voices

Turkey's Government Crackdown on Journalists and Social Media Has Crippled Freedom of Speech

Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, benefited from Twitter and Facebook but used his power to silence critics and journalists.
Alice Rowsome
3.8.18
Voices

New Immersive Platform Explores Root Causes and Human Toll of the Modern Slave Trade

The focus of a new storytelling platform by the Council on Foreign Relations tells of the over 40 million children and teens enslaved by a multibillion-dollar industry.
Alice Rowsome
2.15.18
Voices

#MeToo Is a Matter of Life or Death for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

As ethnic genocide continues to kill thousands in Rakhine state, human rights activist Wai Wai Nu tells us how you can help address one of the great humanitarian crises of our time.
Alice Rowsome
2.12.18
Voices

Corporations are Privatizing Power in Puerto Rico as Trump Administration Relief Aid Continues to Stumble

A toxic combination of incompetency, greed and vulnerability after Hurricane Maria make the island ripe for a dangerous move toward privatization of major utilities.
Alice Rowsome
2.12.18
Rise Up

Women Deserve Equal Work for Equal Pay, But the Wage Gap Continues to Widen

At the rate the American workforce is going, it will take another 217 years before the country achieves gender parity.
Alice Rowsome
2.2.18
Rise Up

Over 22,000 Puerto Rican Students Are Out of School Since Hurricane María

As enrollment shrinks after the storm, 1 in 13 kids across the island won't be back to school.
Alice Rowsome
1.30.18
Art

Female Graffiti Artists Are Fighting Sexual Violence in Colombia

A growing group of women in Colombia are using graffiti as a form of resistance art.
Alice Rowsome
1.29.18
Voices

Sexual Violence Against Women Should Not Be Used as a Weapon of War

Meet the doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trying to save the country's most targeted community.
Alice Rowsome
1.26.18
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