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December 3, 2019

Amplify Values In These Emerging Issues

Call Out Trump Administration for Child Separations

Just before Thanksgiving, the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report about the Trump administration's family separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border. The office found that DHS projected in 2018 that it would separate 26,000 children through its "zero tolerance" policy. To make matters worse, DHS knew they lacked the technology and means to reunite children with their families, yet continued with the policy. Call out the administration by citing the values of Family Unity, Community, and Economic Security. 

Talking About Poverty During the Holidays

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by Nina Montenegro

Now is the time of year when many people discuss charitable responses for people living in poverty. Rather than assuming that poverty is inevitable, help shift the narrative to a more visonary one based on economic opportunity. Use our messaging pillars.

Upcoming Media Hooks & Events

Dec. 3 -11

Below is a list of communication hooks and events for this week in October that you can use to reach new audiences and inform existing ones. Click on each link for messaging and communication tools as well as hashtags.

Events and Cultural Hooks:

Historical Anniversaries:

For a look further ahead in December, click here.

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