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Lornet Turnbull


Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Lornet:

Building Community by Buying Nothing

Buy Nothing—a gift economy operated on a hyperlocal scale to bring neighbors together through sharing and community. → Read More

How a Seattle Neighborhood Confronted Food Insecurity in the Pandemic

The pandemic is affecting people there much like it is people everywhere else: many residents are struggling with food insecurity → Read More

Facing COVID-19 With Community Instead of Fear

a Seattle group has formed an online community to coordinate resources and provide support to those most vulnerable to the infection. → Read More

Facing COVID-19 With Community Instead of Fear

As the coronavirus spreads anxiety and panic across the globe, people are finding ways toshare information and support each other. → Read More

Five years after Ferguson, Michael Brown's death continues to be a catalyst for change

On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death, his family and the town of Ferguson look to the past — and future — to bring about meaningful change. → Read More

The Increasingly Complicated Map of Abortion Rights

This year, legislators in seven states expanded abortion rights while some states moved to restrict or ban them. → Read More

How Grassroots Funds Are Ensuring Abortion Access Despite Bans

Reproductive rights advocates in the Southeast are working nonstop to help low-income women. → Read More

Grandmothers Bring Food and Comfort to Asylum-Seekers at Bus Stations

Overground Railroad, a reference to Harriet Tubman’s Underground Railroad, is an offshoot project of Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden → Read More

How You Can Help as Migrant Caravans Arrive at the U.S. Border by Lornet Turnbull —

These are steps you can take right now to assist the refugees, who have risked everything to escape extreme poverty, gang violence, and political instability at home. → Read More

Kids in the Classroom Can Help Single Moms Rise from Poverty by Lornet Turnbull —

Educators across the country are adopting a policy to allow children in classes, and allowing more student parents to stay in school. → Read More

Lawyers Turn to Activism as Civil Liberties Come Under Attack by Lornet Turnbull —

A new generation of social justice attorneys has risen to defend against the hard-line policies of the Trump administration, from immigration and abortion access to voting and gender rights. → Read More

Caravan of Grandmothers Heads to Mexico Border

Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden is a movement of grandmothers who have been spurred to action by the humanitarian crisis on the southern border. → Read More

Caravan of Grandmothers Heads to Mexico Border by Lornet Turnbull —

The group leaving from New York will onboard other “grannies” and allies along the way to support migrating families. → Read More

High School Students Demanding Gun Reform Join Rich History of Teen Resistance by Lornet Turnbull —

As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be. → Read More

One College’s Shift to Training Social Justice Activists by Lornet Turnbull —

At a time when many young Americans are seeking avenues for change in their communities, more schools are offering degrees in social justice. → Read More

Reproductive Freedom Depends on Where You Live. How Does Your City Rank? by Lornet Turnbull —

Cities are playing a crucial role in protecting reproductive rights as federal and state governments grow more restrictive. → Read More

Opioid Addicts Get Compassion. Crack Addicts Get Mass Incarceration by Lornet Turnbull —

Communities are scrambling to save lives and get people into rehabilitation, but it wasn’t always that way. → Read More

What Will Happen to DREAMers and the Lives They’ve Built?

Christian Moreno’s job as a residential assistant at California Lutheran University allows him to cover the $8,700 gap in expenses that his financial aid doesn’t cover. The sophomore business and Spanish major is financially independent of his parents, and also works as a private tutor and as a receptionist on campus to support himself. He held six jobs this past summer so he could save money… → Read More

What Will Happen to DREAMers and the Lives They’ve Built? by Lornet Turnbull —

Trump’s repeal of DACA has DREAMers and their advocates vowing to fight back and scrambling to find Plan B. → Read More

Know Your Rights: US/Canada Border Crossing 101

Len Saunders is a US immigration attorney in Blaine, WA, with an office less than four blocks from the Canadian border. Here are his suggestions for people traveling to the US-Canada border—from any direction. → Read More