LIBRE Tells ‘Time’: ‘We’re Putting Our Money … Where Our Mouth Is’ on Immigration

The LIBRE Initiative is ramping up efforts to lobby Congress to pass a solution for Dreamers – young adult immigrants brought to the United States through no fault of their own. As Time reports, LIBRE President Daniel Garza is getting ready to host five public rallies, following an event on Capitol Hill “aimed at shaking loose a congressional …

Sen. Lankford, Rep. Denham Discuss Dreamers at LIBRE Event in Washington

Congress has yet to enact a permanent solution for Dreamers – young adult immigrants brought to the United States through no fault of their own. To discuss this bipartisan issue, The LIBRE Initiative hosted a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on July 18, featuring Sen. James Lankford and Rep. Jeff Denham.    As highlighted by The Hill the forum …

AFP President Tim Phillips Discusses Trade and Tariffs

  There is bipartisan agreement: Tariffs hurt Americans. Americans for Prosperity is launching a multi-million-dollar, multi-year campaign to help generate understanding around that fact. AFP President Tim Phillips recently appeared on Morning Joe to discuss the effort and why trade is so important. “These tariffs risk undermining everything good that’s been happening and we’re seeing the impact already,” …

Network Partner Hudson Link Boasts Sing Sing’s Largest Graduating Class

Hudson Link, a Stand Together S+ catalyst, gives inmates the opportunity to graduate college while incarcerated. It recently helped New York’s Sing Sing facility graduate its largest class yet — 44 students. Only 1 percent of Hudson Link participants re-offend. Those who have successfully re-entered society upon release give much of the credit to the education opportunities provided by Hudson Link. “I started using education as …

CKI/SHRM Study Shows Companies Would Hire Ex-Offenders

Hiring managers would be willing to hire someone with a criminal record if they have the desired skills —a new survey of human resource professionals from Society for Human Resource Management and the Charles Koch Institute proves it. “We did the poll because we often hear from those with criminal histories that one of the biggest challenges to finding …