|Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated much of the Caribbean, leaving the U.S. Virgin Islands in a state of crisis.
Many Americans are trying to help recovery efforts by sending care packages and other supplies to residents. But steep prices at shipping companies like FedEx are making it extra hard for emergency relief packages to arrive.
Local resident Mary started a petition after she heard that some small care packages were being priced at over $700 just to deliver. More than 10,000 people have signed her petition urging FedEx to reduce the cost of shipping relief packages to hurricane relief victims. You can join them here.
The days immediately after a hurricane are some of the most important to recovery, as residents return to their homes and pick up the pieces to start rebuilding their lives. That’s why many Americans are trying to aid by sending needed relief supplies to the islands.
Add your name to urge FedEx to come up with a solution that lowers the cost of sending care items and other aid packages to Hurricane-affected areas like the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Thanks for being a changemaker,
North America Regional Director
We need a real solution for young immigrants, one that provides a pathway to citizenship without harsh and unnecessary enforcement measures that would put entire communities at risk. In the next month, we’re fighting for just that in Virginia, where gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, an anti-immigrant, conservative career lobbyist, is trying to steer the Commonwealth toward Trump’s vision of America.
Gillespie is running a campaign ad that’s deeply offensive. In it, he claims that sanctuary cities promote gang violence, and implies that immigrants are dangerous criminals. Such racist statements have no place in the Virginia governor’s race, and anyone with that viewpoint shouldn’t be governor of a state where one in nine residents are immigrants.
Sign this petition demanding that Gillespie take back his racist statements about immigrants.
Today is the deadline for those young people who rely on DACA to stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation to renew their status. Trump left them scrambling to reapply when he announced the end of DACA a few weeks ago, and Gillespie shows every sign of following Trump’s lead. There are over 12,000 DACA recipients in Virginia, and this campaign ad shows that immigrants can’t count on him for fair treatment.
Stand with Virginians and tell Gillespie to take back his offensive words.
Thanks for taking action,
Donna De La Cruz
Reform Immigration FOR America
P.S. Want to help keep Gillespie out of office? Chip in to mobilize voters in Virginia.
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