Community leaders and West Harlem residents huddled in front of an empty lot on Amsterdam Avenue for a press conference to protest the proposed construction of a homeless shelter at 1763-1771 Amsterdam Avenue. Knowing that the building is likely to be converted into market-rate apartments after the seven-year lease, theyContinue Reading

ANTIOCH, Calif. – As part of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in January, Markstein Sales Company (Markstein), a woman-owned and operated wholesale beverage distributor in Northern California, today appealed to business leaders around the country to join in its fight against slavery and human trafficking. As a long-timeContinue Reading

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When winter weather arrives, homeless people sometimes have nowhere to go. City leaders are now working with a metro nonprofit to address the growing number of homeless families, collaborating on a plan to provide temporary housing during the winter months.  A flimsy, blue plastic tent onContinue Reading