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Compassionate Resistance for 4/24/17

Compassion Equals Strength

This post is part of my “Compassionate Resistance” series, a regular roundup of stories of local resistance from across America. This series was inspired by and is part of Powerful Resistance, a grassroots project to counter the injustice of the current administration by promoting positive stories of justice and compassion. 

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  • This Is How You Win a Campaign Against Transphobia (ThinkProgress): “Building on decades of local community-based organizing, Trans United Fund has brought together movement leaders from across the country who have one important thing in common: they’re all transgender.”
  • Fighting Fake News with Immigrant Stories (Civil Eats): “Almost every culture has a tradition of family meals. By telling these personal, beautiful and inspiring stories, I think there’s an opportunity to get someone to have a little different perspective on one family or a group of people or culture.”



Michael Thaddeus Doyle

I'm a NYC-native, Latino, Jew-by-choice, hardcore WDW fan in Chicago with an Irish last name. I believe in social justice, big cities, and public transit. I do nonprofit development. I've written this blog since 2005. Believe in the world you want to live in.

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