The July announcement of a diplomatic agreement on Iran’s nuclear program puts in motion the 60 day clock that requires a vote before mid-September, and we are doing all we can to convince Congress to support the Iran Deal. We believe this is a good deal that moves our country and the world away from another war and toward peace.
The future needs an advocate. That's why we brought 18 young people to Washington, DC for an intensive training on organizing and lobbying. Over the next nine months, they'll bring their new skills back to their community to spark action on climate change.
President Obama is set to visit his father's homeland, which no doubt will be meaningful for Mr. Obama and for Kenyans who share a special connection to this US president with ancestral roots in Kenya.
It's been a big couple of years for diplomacy with Iran. Even three years ago, we seemed far away from the negotiating table. The homepage banners highlighted the ups and downs of negotiations on our website. Taken together, they tell quite the story.
The shocking murder of nine African-American people by a young white man in a Charleston, South Carolina church last week has focused the country on the sad fact that racial hatred leading to deadly violence is alive in our country. Even as we mourn, we reflect on what our communities, our government and we, as citizens, can do to take down the foundations of racial injustice.