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Your words have power As human rights activists Big Papa Foundation has once again participated in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Campaign and invites you to join in on the writing fun! Sometimes it is as easy as following links… Continue Reading…

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We are hearing a lot of Earthquake chatter here at Big Papa Foundation – so we thought it might be useful to post the Earthquake checking tool again for fast and easy reference in real time. We like to check… Continue Reading…

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Maybe this is controversial, but we prefer to celebrate Indigenous People’s Day to Columbus Day here at Big Papa Foundation. Based on the history of this country and of the world – we like to support those who are most… Continue Reading…

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Coming out is wonderful when you have the support of loved ones & many LGBTQ lives have been lost to suicide. For those in the midst of a struggle over coming out, the Suicide Prevention Lifeline is here for you…. Continue Reading…

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Did you miss Voter Registration Day? No worries! You can register here at BigPapa.org!

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Daily Kos NEWS: Acting Dir. of Natl Intelligence Maguire testified before the House Intel Committee. Click link for latest news: http://lil.ms/3e9o/53c1ie Below is the entire complaint document for public viewing courtesy of NBC news website. Big Papa Foundation cares about… Continue Reading…

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https://m.facebook.com/bigpapafoundation/ Click link above to view the watch party footage of the impeachment announcement delivered by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi On September 24th At 5:00 pm as promised (at the event earlier that day.)

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The world is in a climate crisis and this has been the focus of a lot of recent public activism. Big Papa Foundation supports and encourages this and wants to help the people most drastically effected by climate disruption. Wild… Continue Reading…

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Join in the movement that has fought violence against women and offered support to families in crisis since 2016. If everyone participates we will have a nation of safe havens standing at the ready to protect the vulnerable and stop… Continue Reading…

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Big Papa Home Base fundraiser  Here at BigPapa.org you can learn all about our new Big Papa Home Base Fundraiser And also our plans for helping people in crisis nationwide as well as supporting the community on the whole. Learn… Continue Reading…

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Have you turned 18 recently? Have you moved recently? Have you been embarrassed because you never knew how to register to vote ? Big Papa Foundation is on a mission and you can join in! Register to vote and if… Continue Reading…

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Visit the Big Papa Foundation Voting encouragement page for more information. Or register from here in a single safe click https://register.rockthevote.com/registrants/new?partner=38028 Wondering who to vote for? That is your business! Not ours! You must vote! Here are the people expected… Continue Reading…

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Big Papa wants to help everyone. It’s our mission. Having a family is expensive and adulting is hard. This weekend now that school has started again, we invite you to sit down, stay home and shop on your phone for… Continue Reading…

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Do you make stuff? Are you interested in selling the “stuff” that you make, but you aren’t sure where to begin? 🧐 Or Do you have a bunch of items that you would like to sell, but you don’t have… Continue Reading…

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Update courtesy of Mary Lin of Inventing Earth: HERE ARE GOOD THINGS HAPPENING There is good happening, friends. I’ve seen three positive stories about prison reform in the last couple days. 🏛⚖️🏔Colorado is cancelling its contracts with private prisons. Illinois… Continue Reading…

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https://humantraffickinghotline.org Human trafficking hotline 1-888-373-7888 Suddenly human trafficking, rape, and pedophilia are Mainstream news. We recognize that these topics may be triggers for people regardless of their life experiences with these issues. For victims, however- we want to be a light… Continue Reading…

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Friends, neighbors, all people , Today there is a lot of chatter about ICE raids to be carried out this weekend. There is also a lot of chatter about the “president” being nervous and needing a distraction to satisfy his… Continue Reading…

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🇺🇸Happy 4th of July! Sign a petition at the Big Papa Action page to show your pride in America! Many great causes to choose from- get inspired! 🗽💥✨ https://bigpapa.org/big-papa-action/

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Welcome to planet Earth! This is a dynamic and constantly changing world that can be concerning to live on sometimes. For those moments when you simply need peace of mind about where Earthquakes are happening as well as the details… Continue Reading…

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Summer is a busy time at Big Papa Foundation but we never stop thinking about how to best serve those in crisis and planning how to best serve our global community. We were thrilled to see Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot… Continue Reading…

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💓Loving this handy new graphic provided by MoveOn.org to help us all sort out all of the complicated impeachment chatter. 🤔🇺🇸🏛

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We turned America orange this weekend. From North Las Vegas, to students in Seattle, to community partners in Indiana, to activists around the country, we came together to #WearOrange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day and community events across America…. Continue Reading…

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It’s official: the kids are out of school for the summer and headed off to their vacation destinations! Before I jet off I have some encouraging news to share from this week’s House of Representatives. The Dreamers act passed in… Continue Reading…

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Referring the matter of the Mueller Report to Congress – Robert Mueller returns to private life and Resigns today. Expect impeachment hearings to finally begin as people begin to actually read the comprehensive report. Things are about to get interesting… Continue Reading…

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MAY 17, 2019 “WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed The Equality Act (H.R. 5) by a 236-173 margin today. This vote marks the first time in U.S. history that a chamber of Congress has advanced legislation providing for nationwide, explicit, and… Continue Reading…

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It is rare to have an Amnesty International Success to report. The work is long and hard and most people don’t want to think anout political prisoners or refugees in need- but that’s the mission we are on at Amnesty… Continue Reading…

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Message from Congressman Ted Lieu As an engaged and interested Democrat, I often receive fundraising messages from members of the Party. Below you can read what my favorite Congressman had to say now that everyone is back in the office… Continue Reading…

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🗝🐢Refugees aren’t like turtles. They can’t carry their homes on their backs when things get scary where they live. 🌟Amnesty International is helping refugees in crisis & deserve our support. ✌🏼Free (including shipping!) One of a Kind Silver plated brass… Continue Reading…

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The timing of the release of the Mueller report seems suspicious – but don’t worry! There is no way this voluminous document will be lost in the chaos of Easter weekend. The public version is widely available and may be… Continue Reading…

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https://humantraffickinghotline.org/ Today I was privelaged through the magic of Facebook live to witness a huge meeting about the crisis of Human Trafficking in Chicago. The statistics are astounding and the stories told made me realize that “trafficking “ is more… Continue Reading…

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In Collaboration with Casey Keith Design, today is a Day of Action at Big Papa Foundation! Today we are shining a light on Autism Awareness at CaseyKeith.com as well as taking action at 3 of our favorite worthy causes. Join… Continue Reading…

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Lori Lightfoot will be Chicago’s 1st black, female mayor By HERBERT G. McCANN and SARA BURNETT, Associated Press : “CHICAGO — Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot defeated a longtime political insider Tuesday to become Chicago’s next mayor, the first black… Continue Reading…

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Here we are on election eve and as usual, we are all atwitter at Big Papa Foundation. Local elections are what our country is really made of – even if the big National elections take up most of the focus… Continue Reading…

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With Attorney general William Barr releasing a brief summary of the Mueller report today, it seems that celebrations in the Trump camp are premature. Mueller didn’t uncover a conspiracy but he didn’t clear him of obstructing justice either. As I… Continue Reading…

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We have a lot of work to do. A lot of questions have yet to be asked. The report about the report will be torn apart and picked to pieces by the people first in line to read it. It will be an interesting week to begin to watch the news. No matter what happens – this will be historic and you will not want to miss a moment of it. This may not be the end, but rather the end of the beginning -and while America has been waiting to exhale – I believe we will all get to turn the page on the Trump presidency this week with all truths revealed.

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Big Papa Foundation staff has taken part in Tom Steyer’s “Need to Impeach” Postcards to Congress Program 2019 recently. This industrious philanthropist generously provided the pre-addressed and pre-designed postcards complete with paid postage – leaving only the back blank for… Continue Reading…

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The Big Papa Foundation started because 2 friends noticed that a lot of parents were suddenly and unexpectedly in crisis. There is no emergency number to call for people when your life seems to have gone off the proverbial rails…. Continue Reading…

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There is a lot of wishful chatter out there for multiple counts of impeachment for President Trump. Even though a few different Articles of Impeachment have been drafted and teased on the floor of the House of Representatives and protests… Continue Reading…

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At the Big Papa Foundation we often encourage people to reach out to their representatives. We believe in signing petitions. We believe in writing to our elected officials. We believe in calling and leaving phone messages. We believe in attending… Continue Reading…

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Election day always inspires me. Early reports on the Mayoral election in Chicago are discouraging with low voter turnout being reported at 11 am this morning – although there is a lot of day left – so let’s think happy… Continue Reading…

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Today Hillary Clinton spells out the Real National Emergencies that our nation is facing. She doesn’t mention that the current president of the country is being listed as another National Emergency we are facing as a nation – this shows… Continue Reading…

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February 5th, 2019 The long awaited State of the Union was finally allowed to be delivered to the nation by President Trump in the house chambers on Capitol Hill. NowThis was on hand to cover the momentous occasion with live… Continue Reading…

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This morning marked a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of President Obama’s signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act which overturned a Supreme Court decision that limited the time period for employees to file lawsuits related to wage discrimination. Trailblazer… Continue Reading…

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Ok, so the Government shutdown is finally over as of Friday – and here we are on Sunday night wondering when -exactly- 800,000 Americans will receive the Back-pay they earned. Just in case this takes a while BigPapa Foundation has… Continue Reading…

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From an appalling Municipal Equality Index score of 12/100 – this South Dakota community took action to do better! Be inspired when you see how they did it and got to 100. Watch Youtube video on this page and check… Continue Reading…

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 Being a parent is exhausting and rewarding – but sadly having beautiful bundles of joy doesn’t pay. Moms and Dads are often in search of a way to “work at home” in a way that offers the freedom they are… Continue Reading…

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Join Big Papa Foundation in speaking out to protect birth control! It is easy to do it right here 👇🏼 Please tell your representatives NOW while they are interested and our rights are being attacked and eroded! Thanks in advance-I… Continue Reading…

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This is going to be a huge week for the history books in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 -will be presented “To Expand American’s access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and strengthen… Continue Reading…

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Happy New Year! 2018 is finally over and for many this was a difficult and stressful year. We also saw some hard won successes in 2018 – and for these we are truly grateful. In the new year the successes… Continue Reading…