Jessica Juarez Scruggs

Jessica Juarez Scruggs is a Seattle-based writer and policy strategist.  She is currently the Policy and Campaigns Associate for National People's Action and National People's Action Campaign. She has spent her career working on issues including immigration reform, citizenship, voting  rights, workers rights and LGBTQ rights. Read more of her writing at her blog. Follow her on twitter: @JessScruggs

 

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“We will use the occasion to focus on the State of OUR Union, our opposition to his agenda, and we will lift up a progressive and inclusive vision of our country." (Photo: Laura Flanders Show ‏via Twitter) Views
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Women Take the Stage for ‘The State of Our Union’
Five hundred women from across the country are gathering in Washington, D.C. for tonight’s State of Our Union, which offers an alternative vision for our country in which gender and economic justice can overcome forces that seek to divide our nation along fault lines of race and class. “The State...
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Monday, July 24, 2017
It's (Loan) Shark Week: Families are Biting Back!
It’s Shark Week , but the most dangerous predators this year aren’t on TV or at the beaches – they are in Washington D.C., where they are menacing families with the help of their chums in Congress. "Newly appointed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is refusing to to forgive loans to students...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Democrats Are Selling Out Both People and Planet
On Tuesday, the Senate narrowly advanced a bill giving President Barack Obama—and the next president—"Fast Track" or Trade Promotion Authority to ram through the Trans Pacific Partnership with almost no democratic oversight. The vote is a major victory for multinational corporations and the global...
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