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The pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Source: Washington Post The pandemic crept up on Lakeisha Rollins one text at a time. When the coronavirus hit the District in March, the 30-year-old was working at the Whole Foods Market on P Street NW, pulling items off shelves to fill online orders. Rollins, who is studying to become a nursing assistant, got a message

Pameyla Herndon Elected to Join the American Bar Association’s Council of Civil Rights and Social Justice Section

Congratulations to KWH Law Center for Social Justice + Change Founder/CEO Pamelya Herndon, who has been elected to be a member of the Council of Civil Rights and Social Justice Section of the American Bar Association. The ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section focuses on tackling “complex and difficult civil rights and civil liberties

Trump tells census to not count undocumented people for purposes of deciding House apportionment

Source: USA Today WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday claiming that undocumented migrants should not be counted in the census for purposes of deciding how many members of Congress are apportioned to each state – though the practical impact of the president’s expected move is uncertain at best. “Respect for the law and protection of

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