The Amp

September 11, 2019

Amplify Values In These Emerging Issues

Speak Up for Criminal Justice Reform

This Friday is the 25th anniversary of President Clinton signing the Crime Bill. As a result, criminal justice will likely be a topic discussed at the Democratic Presidential debate on Thursday and in the media. The legislation is now blamed for the explosion of mass incarceration in the United States. Recent activism wants to end money bail as one move towards a more rehabilitative approach. Discuss this anniversary by citing the values of Redemption and Voice. 

Defend Refugee Resettlement to the U.S.

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The Trump administration is considering “zeroing out” the refugee resettlement program which has selected and brought refugee families to the United States for the past 40 years. The proposal is an affront to our nation’s heritage of welcoming people with a well-founded fear of persecution. Such a proposal would strand thousands of endangered people across the globe and eliminate hundreds of jobs in resettlement agencies. Join advocates in defending a program that is central to our national identity.

Upcoming Media Hooks & Events

Sept. 11 - 20, 2019

Below is a list of communication hooks for this week in September. Click on each link for tools and hashtags.

For a look further ahead in September, click here.

Add the Amp media hooks to your work calendar

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You don't need to wait each week for the Amp action alert to find out what's coming up. You can easily add our media hooks and events to your work calendar, which will automatically update when your refresh your calendar. Here's how:

  • Google Calendar: Follow these instructions. Copy and paste this entire link:                                                    https://calendar.google.com/calendar?cid=bzMzcm11MjMxb2NoYnA1aTE2Ym90bXN2dXNAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ  
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