Arise Update

Arise in the News

July 2022

 ‘Untax our food’: Alabama could renew focus on grocery tax as food prices soar

“No one should have to wonder if they can afford to eat today,” Arise’s Chris Sanders tells “Ending the state grocery tax would help families make ends meet and make life better for people across Alabama.”

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Selma Sun: We can't wait another decade: It's time for Alabama to expand Medicaid

"When we look back on this moment 10 years from now, I'd like the story of Medicaid expansion to be one of an embraced opportunity," Arise's Robyn Hyden writes in an op-ed in the Selma Sun. "Let us say Alabama's leaders brought billions of dollars back home to invest in our health care, our economy and our people."


Roll Call: Reconciliation talks so far quiet on Medicaid expansion

“Failing to close the coverage gap for the poorest people in the United States would be an abject moral failure and frankly a huge policy blunder,” Arise’s Jane Adams tells Roll Call.

WHNT: Derrick Street homeless camp forced to move

Arise and our partners remain concerned that Huntsville and other cities are not doing enough to help people who are facing homelessness. We're continuing our advocacy for state funding for the Housing Trust Fund and other policy solutions to ensure every Alabamian has a roof overhead.

E.WE Foundation: 2022 LEAP into Advocacy Virtual Summit

Building a better future for Alabama begins with you. Arise's Jennifer Harris and other panelists offer tips on how to advocate effectively at the local and state levels. Check out the conversation starting at the 3:26:50 mark.


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