Story and Photos by Ty O’Neil Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted six more weeks of winter on Groundhogs Day but, leaders from ACTIONN, The Eddy House, and other local organizations used Feb. 2 to shed some light on the problem of youth homelessness in the Reno area. The Little Flower Church hosted the event, “What […]
By Ty O’Neil View a photo gallery below. The Reno Solidarity Network held a rally today called “Bridges Not Walls” in protest to the recent executive action regarding the Mexico-U.S. border. The rally was meant to both show opposition to the wall as well as show support for immigrants and refugees. Also on hand were […]
An executive order by President Trump taking action against refugee resettlement was the topic of a joint press conference on Wednesday held by Sparks Christian Fellowship, the Northern Nevada International Center, and ACTIONN. According to a draft executive order obtained by The Associated Press, President Trump intends to stop issuing visas for people from Iran, […]
Story and Photos by Ty O’Neil Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada (ACTIONN) and Northern Nevada Muslim Center (NNMC) hosted a solidarity vigil on Sunday in response to the nomination of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn to national security adviser. To describe the event in one word it would easily be “diversity.” Different races, […]
By Ty O’Neil At 8 a.m. Wednesday members of ACTIONN (Acting in Community Together in Organizing Northern Nevada), alongside members of RISE (Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality), met in front of the BELIEVE sculpture in downtown Reno. The groups were hosting a potluck for their members, as well as anyone in the area, especially […]
ACTIONN launched today a “Week of ACTIONN against Gentrification” with a press conference at St. Thomas of Aquinas Catholic Church in downtown. Faith leaders and community members spoke about the need for what they called socially equitable development. Watch a video by ACTIONN of the press conference below.
By Carla O’Day The Reno City Council today approved the abandonment of a portion of Lake Street, which will be part of a project expected to provide a connection between the the University of Nevada, Reno and downtown. Approved by a 5-1 vote, the road abandonment is compromised of a 10-foot wide by 400-foot long […]