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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…