The Progress Report
TODAY, 5:30PM: STAND UP FOR THE CHILDREN.
Over 2,300 children are still separated from their parents, alone and scared.
HHS employees don’t know how to reunite the thousands of parents and children who have been separated thus far.
And the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress have done next to nothing.
Instead of addressing this crisis, Trump wants to lock children up with their families for indefinite periods of time, despite an international outcry and research showing that keeping children behind bars is severely damaging.
Family separation and incarceration are inhumane. This is not who we are.
It’s time for you to raise your voice.
If you’re in DC, join us at Lafayette Park today at 5:30pm to demand an end to family separation and incarceration.
For those of you around the country, take action here.
AMERICAN VALUES UNRAVELING
“What we’re seeing is the unraveling of 70 years of American foreign policy leadership in the world happening before our eyes.”
Ben Rhodes was an adviser to President Obama through eight years in the White House. On this week’s episode of Thinking CAP, he shares a salient warning: beware the international, lasting impact of Trump.
Rhodes talks family separation, U.S. national security, and the international focus on this disturbing era of American politics. Listen here.