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Power Station

Jul 27, 2020

In this moment of national reckoning with racism, important truths are unfolding. For those who resist the reckoning, the truth starts with recognizing that since America’s founding, our leaders, from the White House to Congress, have passed laws to benefit them at the expense of African Americans and other people of...


Jul 20, 2020

Ten years ago, a group of friends, young professionals of color, began to incubate ideas to improve the lives of low-income people in Los Angeles. As the children of immigrant parents who worked hard only to subsist on the economic margins, they knew that systemic barriers to opportunity had to be dismantled. From...


Jul 13, 2020

I like to think that I choose my words carefully on Power Station. I use terms like community organizing and movement building to reflect a theory of change and a process some organizations view as foundational to making policy and social change possible. But I realize that language that speaks to my own experience may...


Jul 6, 2020

A conversation with Steve Choi begins with his upending of assumptions about which immigrants and refugees live in New York State and where. It provides a view into how the New York Immigration Coalition, the nonprofit he leads, mobilizes 200 member organizations to influence local and state policy making. And...