January 4, 2023Read
December 13, 2022Read
CURE joined a coalition of nearly 50 pro-life groups in a letter sent to Congress warning of a $71 million increase in taxpayer funding to the Department of Veteran's Affairs that will be used illegally to fund abortions.
The Senate has passed and the House will soon vote again on H.R. 8404, the “Respect for Marriage Act.” Proponents claim this bill provides religious liberty and conscience protection. We believe that claim is hollow and that H.R. 8404 is being promoted under false pretenses.
November 15, 2022Read
The Senate will soon vote on H.R. 8404, the “Respect for Marriage Act.” Proponents claim this bill provides religious liberty and conscience protection. We believe that claim is hollow and that H.R. 8404 is being promoted under false pretenses.
The Senate may soon consider a ‘modified’ version of H.R. 8404, the “Respect for Marriage Act” that purports to provide conscience protection for Americans who believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman.
November 3, 2022Read
CURE sends white paper to Congress on combatting the drastic learning loss of students due to COVID
November 1, 2022Read
CURE releases Fact Sheet on Abortion Policy Attacks
October 26, 2022Read
According to a 2021 Pew Research poll , 16% of Americans have earned income from an online gig platform.
October 14, 2022Read
At last week's National Annual Policy Summit, CURE proved that America's founding values are not dead—and black voices are some of their leading proponents.
September 30, 2022Read
CURE Founder and President Star Parker has signed onto a FOIA request to the Department of Justice regarding the ongoing attacks against pro-life individuals and organizations, including pregnancy care centers.
September 29, 2022Read
CURE President Star Parker provided a statement in support of the House Republican Study Committee’s Family Policy Agenda, which accompanied the agenda’s release today. The agenda outlines 10 principles to guide conservatives’ work to restore the American family.
Star Parker Joins Senator Lindsay Graham, Susan B. Anthony, And Others To Announce A 15-Week Ban On Abortions
September 13, 2022Read
Today, CURE Founder and President Star Parker convened with U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-N.J.), Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America President Marjorie Dannenfelser, and other pro-life women leaders to introduce the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act, federal legislation to limit abortion after 15 weeks.
Star Parker sat down with Richard Manning, President of Americans for Limited Government, to discuss the FBI's brazen raid on Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago residence Monday night, how the left is weaponizing the Department of Justice against conservatives, and what we do going forward.
The so-called Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will push low-income Americans deeper into government dependency, harm small business owners, increase our national debt, exacerbate inflation, weaponize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and promote another racially divisive government narrative. We urge you to oppose this ill-advised legislation.
CURE Founder and President Star Parker, as well as Vice President for Government Relations & Coalitions Marty Dannenfelser and CURE Board Member Ken Blackwell, signed the Conservative Action Project’s memo entitled “Conservatives Vehemently Oppose the Biden Administration’s Radical Attempt to Rewrite Title IX.”
CURE Board Member, and President of Sisters-for-Life, Angela Minter was recently a headline speaker at the “Love Them Both” pro-life rally taking place in the Indiana Statehouse on July 26th. The rally came as the Indiana State Senate deliberated a proposal to ban nearly all abortions in the state.
CURE Founder and President Star Parker, as well as Vice President for Government Relations & Coalitions Marty Dannenfelser and CURE Board Member Ken Blackwell, signed the Conservative Action Project's memo entitled "Conservatives Must Reject the So-Called 'Respect for Marriage Act.'"
The Senate may soon consider H.R. 8373, the “Right to Contraception Act.” This bill undermines conscience rights and could force states and non-profit organizations to be complicit in the distribution of abortifacients. Therefore, we urge to you oppose this ill-advised legislation.
H.R. 8404 represents an inappropriate exercise of Federal authority and provides no protection for those whose religious beliefs do not conform to the cultural agenda of partisan advocates. We urge you to oppose this ill-advised legislation.
On Monday, CURE founder and president Star Parker convened a joint press conference with black leaders, thinkers, and scholars to celebrate the reversal of Roe v. Wade and to condemn the plans by President Biden and Congress to push federal legislation that would enforce nationwide abortion on demand up to the moment of birth.
H.R. 8296 advances the false narrative that abortion on demand is health care, undermines religious freedom and conscience rights of pro-life doctors and nurses, eliminates parental notification laws, and would force taxpayers to fund abortion on demand during all nine months of pregnancy.
CURE held a press conference Monday morning featuring black pro-life experts and advocates, pushing back against plans by Congress and the Biden Administration to pass national legislation allowing abortion up until the moment of birth.
CURE will host a press conference on Monday, July 11 at 10:00 a.m. EST with black pro-life experts and advocates to push back against the attempts by Congress and the Biden Administration to pass national legislation allowing abortion up until the moment of birth.
The American people deserve a Supreme Court justice who will faithfully interpret the law and the Constitution. Judge Jackson’s past and her judicial philosophy brought all of that into question long before she was even nominated.
CURE Founder and President Star Parker, as well as Vice President for Government Relations & Coalitions Marty Dannenfelser and CURE Board Member Ken Blackwell, signed the Conservative Action Project's memo strongly opposing President Biden's most recent radical nomination of Kalpana Kotagal to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
In the wake of the most significant pro-life ruling in American history, the Biden administration is doubling down abortion extremism.
Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down New York’s infringement on the right of law-abiding Americans to carry a firearm for personal protection, Star Parker, Founder and President of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, released the following statement.
CURE Founder and President Star Parker was delighted to speak to hundreds of members of the Republican Club of Laguna Woods last Thursday, at the invitation of Club President Pat Micone. Star’s speech bridged the divide for her mostly-white audience by advocating for genuine faith- and freedom-driven solutions to the problems that plague black America.
Austin Stone, Interim Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) announced today the hires of two new key team members, Michael Catell and Tyler Yzaguirre, to accelerate CURE’s ability to fight poverty and restore dignity through scholarship supporting faith, freedom, and personal responsibility.
Star Parker and Austin Stone Sign onto Conservative Action Project Memo Defending 2nd Amendment Rights
June 17, 2022Read
CURE Founder and President Star Parker and CURE COO Austin Stone signed onto a Conservative Action Project memo entitled, "2022 Gun Control Deal - It's not too late to stop a bad deal" in response to the recent push for gun control in Congress.
CURE Founder and President Star Parker has signed onto a letter with CatholicVote and sent to Attorney General Merrick Garland as well as as well as the Office of Civil Rights, regarding the recent pro-abortion attacks against pregnancy care centers, churches and pro-life organizations.
Today the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a policy and research center dedicated to fighting poverty and seeking solutions for black families to grow and their communities to flourish, sent a letter to House Representatives urging them to reject the ill-advised legislation of H.R. 2543, the “Federal Reserve Racial and Economic Equity Act.”
The House is soon scheduled to consider H.R. 2543, “Federal Reserve Racial and Economic Equity Act.” This bill promotes racial discrimination and seeks to impose a partisan agenda on the Federal Reserve, an independent agency that is charged with seeking maximum sustainable employment and price stability. We urge you to reject this ill-advised legislation.
This month, in partnership with Encounter Books, CURE is releasing a new book titled The State of Black America.
The Daily Wire released a new documentary examining the devastating consequences of Roe v. Wade and the lies told by the abortion industry. The documentary, titled “Choosing Death: The Legacy of Roe,” features a host of prominent pro-life advocates, including Star Parker, Founder and President of CURE.
Star Parker Presents The Impact of Abortion on the Black Community Report at Pro-Life Leaders Summit
May 10, 2022Read
CURE President and Founder Star Parker spoke at the recent Susan B. Anthony List Pro-Life Leaders Summit to give her testimony and point to the grave harm that abortion causes to the black community.
May 9, 2022Read
CURE President and Founder Star Parker spoke at the Comeback California 2022 conference at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills last month. Her talk, “Uncovering the Lie of Emotional Voting,” was an important wake-up call for conservatives in California to be wary of the Left’s false appeal to Christian compassion.
LETTER: CURE Urges Senate to Oppose National Abortion Bill, a Divisive Attack on Life and Human Dignity
May 6, 2022Read
CURE sent the following letter to U.S. Senators urging them to oppose the so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022" that advocates for on-demand abortion.
April 29, 2022Read
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a policy and research center dedicated to fighting poverty and seeking solutions for black families to grow and their communities to flourish, sent a letter to the Senate urging the rejection of the ill-advised nomination by President Biden for Nancy Abudu to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
CURE President and Founder Star Parker was featured in this month’s Member Momentum newsletter of the Council for National Policy, where she is a Gold Circle member.
Dr. William B. Allen, who previously served on the Board of Directors and as Chief Operating Officer contributed to the current edition of The State of Black America by joining professors and public figures at the University Club of Chicago on April 13th for a book signing, lecture, and Q & A.
CURE sent a letter to Senators expressing that Ketanji Brown Jackson is not an appropriate nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, highlighting her record and testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Further arguing that President Biden has other qualified candidates to choose from and plenty of time for that process to run its course.
CURE President and Founder Star Parker has signed onto the Declaration on a New American Future which, on the 50th Anniversary of the 1972 Rockefeller Commission on Population Growth, calls for a new direction that rejects the core principles of this commission and its calls for massive acceleration of the abortion industry.
March 23, 2022Read
CURE Founder and President Star Parker recently signed onto a letter with nearly 40 Pro-Life leaders addressing the United States Senate to raise grave concerns regarding Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
The Senate may soon consider the nomination of Gigi Sohn to be a Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). CURE’s own Star Parker, Marty Dannenfelser, and Necho Carroll wrote a letter to Senators raising serious concerns about Gigi Sohn’s ability to be impartial, her ethical judgments, and her lack of transparency with the Senate.
The protection of human life is the first obligation of every level of government. As scientific understanding of life in utero has advanced, it is appropriate for legislators to widen the circle of protection for every American. It is also appropriate that these advances have coincided with enhanced civil rights protections for people of every race, ethnicity and religion.
February 9, 2022Read
Conservatives are strongly opposed to the nominations of Sarah Bloom Raskin and Lisa Cook, both nominated by President Biden to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
February 1, 2022Read
The impending early release from prison of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke this Thursday, February 3, has renewed attention in the 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. In a July 2021 policy report, “Police and Communities: Bridging the Divide,” The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) highlighted the Laquan McDonald tragedy in calling for an end to collective bargaining with police unions over disciplinary issues.
CURE joined a joint coalition letter calling on Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to resign following emerging evidence that he solicited a letter from the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to designate the actions of many concerned parents as domestic terrorism.
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a policy and research center dedicated to fighting poverty and seeking solutions for black families to grow and their communities to flourish, unveiled a new report: “The Impact of Abortion on the Black Community.”
January 12, 2022Read
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education joined a joint coalition letter urging U.S. Senators to oppose the radical nomination of Dr. Robert Califf for Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
CURE Policy joined former Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, in releasing a new policy book: American Strength: Conservative Solutions Worth Fighting For. CURE contributed an essay to the book offering key answers for building long-term wealth in poor communities.
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) released a new report “Homelessness in America: A Public Concern & Moral Hazard” that addresses the current crisis on the nation’s streets. The homelessness problem in some large American cities is continuing to grow despite millions of dollars spent by federal, state and local governments each year.
Today, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a policy and research center dedicated to fighting poverty and seeking solutions for black families to grow and their communities to flourish sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives to warn against the detrimental effects of the so-called Build Back Better Act (BBB)
November 19, 2021Read
CURE sent the following letter to members of congress, urging them to oppose the Build Back Better Act (BBB) that will plunge low-income Americans deeper into government dependency, undermine individual freedom, harm small business owners and individual contractors, substantially increase our national debt, and exacerbate already growing inflation.
November 16, 2021Read
Today, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a policy and research center dedicated to fighting poverty, held a press conference with black pastors, community leaders and policy experts to expose the disastrous impact of the Build Back Better bill, particularly on African-Americans.
November 8, 2021Read
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) unveiled a new policy report on the importance of allowing parents to choose the school that best serves the needs and values of their children. “Education Choice for All Students: A Moral & National Imperative” provides important data on why public schools are failing America’s children and why it is a moral imperative to continue to press for education choice at all levels of government.
On September 25, the House Budget Committee approved H.R. 5376, a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill that recklessly spends taxpayers’ money on priorities that are destructive to our national economy and ideologically radical. While we expect bicameral negotiations to lower the short-term spending number, the bill will lock in massive new spending for the long-term and advance a socialist policy agenda. We urge you to oppose this ill-advised legislation.
September 29, 2021Read
Former Attorney General William Barr, Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Congressman Byron Donalds, former NFL star Jack Brewer, and former Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill were among the speakers that walked attendees through the policy challenges in Washington and provided important information and ideas for action to impact their churches and their communities.
Today the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) sent letters to Capitol Hill calling on Members of Congress to oppose H.R. 3755, the “Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021,” being debated in the U.S. House Friday and that advances the false premise that abortion on demand is health care.
September 24, 2021Read
The House will soon consider H.R. 3755, the “Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021.” This bill advances the false narrative that abortion on demand is health care, demonizes those who recognize the scientific reality of human life in the womb, undermines religious freedom, and injects the federal government into an area of state jurisdiction. We urge you to oppose this radical legislation.
September 8, 2021Read
Following is the statement by Star Parker, Founder and President of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education on the impact of abortion of the African-American community and the nation.
September 2, 2021Read
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) praises the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to allow the Texas Heartbeat Act to remain in effect.
The following letter was distributed to members of Congress regarding FY 2022 Budget Resolution (S.Con.Res. 14)
August 24, 2021Read
The following letter was distributed to members of Congress regarding H.R. 4 (the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021).
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a policy and research center dedicated to fighting poverty and seeking solutions for black families to grow and their communities to flourish, sent a letter today to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to reject H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
CURE submitted a letter to Senators urging them to reject a budget resolution that would facilitate a massive political power grab, designed to give government control over every aspect of American life, including how our children are raised and how we live our lives.
s the vote looms near for Catherine Lhamon to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) sent an urgent letter warning U.S. Senators about Ms. Lhamon’s disastrous history of bullying schools, gutting constitutional rights of students, and flagrantly inappropriate conduct and comments.
July 29, 2021Read
On behalf of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education’s news outlet, Black Community News, Star Parker and Necho Carroll, along with our directors of media and policy, traveled to the Department of Corrections Central Detention Facility to report on the treatment of the Americans jailed for their participation in the January 6 riot at the Capitol building.
CURE Policy launched a new podcast featuring its Founder and President, Star Parker, named “Power, Poverty & Politics” on all major podcast platforms - Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio, and Stitcher.
July 13, 2021Read
Today, CURE Policy blasted the radical agenda of those cloaked in the banner of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “Poor People’s Campaign” but are working to implement radical redistribution policies by targeting Members of Congress in a series of aggressive tactics over the next few weeks.
June 18, 2021Read
The Center for Urban Renewal & Education sent a letter to Members of Congress from its President Star Parker, the head of its clergy network, Pastor Tim Latiff, and eight African-American pastors from across the country demanding Congress vote against the Equality Act.
On 6th anniversary of deadly racist church shooting, SC Senator explains how the community’s response to tragedy is an example for the nation.
June 15, 2021Read
In light of the debate over police reform in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) today released a report on a path forward on the bipartisan objectives of protecting people and helping communities feel secure.
The Board of Directors of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education has appointed Austin Stone, Partner of Beck & Stone, as interim Chief Operating Officer for the organization and a successor to Dr. William B. Allen, who announced his retirement in April.
February 2, 2021Read
Senior Trump Administration officials Diana Banister & Marty Dannenfelser bring expertise in media, policy and coalition building to the CURE team.
December 11, 2020Read
Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced that Star Parker, Founder and President of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education (CURE), will serve on the Advisory Committee for the Republic of California. Advisory Committee members assist the Commission with its “fact-finding, investigative, and information dissemination functions.” The appointment to the commission was made by President Donald J. Trump in recognition of the work of Parker in fighting poverty and advancing issues that improve the lives of black families and their communities over the course of her career.
July 13, 2020Read
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