With over 40 million Americans living below the poverty level, and heating costs and joblessness on the rise, it is clear that individuals must work together to fulfill Obama’s pledge to transform America.
For much of the last two months, I’ve been in my hometown of Kansas City helping care for my Mom through her battle with an aggressive form of cancer which tragically ended in her death. It has been shocking and excruciating.
Today Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) launched a national campaign to draw attention to the opportunity President Obama has before him now to uphold his campaign promise to end “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
About a month ago I was hired as the newest addition to SLDN’s Legal Department. I anticipated that I was going to love the working environment, but I also suspected that it would be the hardest job I’ve ever had.