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To combat ongoing 'human rights crisis,' 600+ groups urge Biden to enact utility shutoff moratorium on day one

Centering community and place

The call from the No Shutoffs Coalition—led by Food & Water Watch, Free Press Action, Center for Biological Diversity, the Partnership for Southern Equity, and the Democracy Collaborative—declared that immediate federal action is needed to help millions of individuals and families facing poverty and lack of crucial services in the midst of unprecedented political and economic chaos during a deadly pandemic that has claimed nearly 380,000 lives in the U.S. alone over the last 10 months.

Publication date: 2021-01-13
Parent publication: Common Dreams
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