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Florida Legislature Uses Battered Wife’s Story to Expand Deadly Stand Your Ground Law

July 14, 2014

Florida Legislature Uses Battered Wife’s Story to Expand Deadly Stand Your Ground Law

By Jennifer Farmer

Judith Browne Dianis on Our Ongoing Fight on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

July 01, 2014

Judith Browne Dianis on Our Ongoing Fight on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

By Danielle Belton

50 Years Later: The Fight Against Rolling Back the Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 01, 2014

50 Years Later: The Fight Against Rolling Back the Civil Rights Act of 1964

By Judith Browne Dianis

Summer of Freedom

June 24, 2014

Summer of Freedom

By Danielle Belton

Advancement Project Receives CANY’s 2014 Organizational Support Award

May 02, 2014

Advancement Project Receives CANY’s 2014 Organizational Support Award

By Jason Sinocruz

Greetings from Denver!

April 24, 2014

Greetings from Denver!

By Jason Sinocruz

Legislators must protect rights of Florida voters

March 27, 2014

Legislators must protect rights of Florida voters

By Judith Browne Dianis and Adora Obi Nweze

Don’t Make a Bad Stand Your Ground Law Worse

March 12, 2014

Don’t Make a Bad Stand Your Ground Law Worse

By Ciara Taylor and Meena Jagannath

Attacks on Moral March Miss Their Mark

February 12, 2014

Attacks on Moral March Miss Their Mark

By Rev. Jennifer Butler

Tales of a School-to-Prison Pipeline Insider

January 15, 2014

Tales of a School-to-Prison Pipeline Insider

By a Case Worker in Prince George’s County, Maryland

Departments of Justice and Education Take a Stand on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

January 10, 2014

Departments of Justice and Education Take a Stand on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Hannah Hastings

Mobile Justice Tour encourages ex-offenders in Danville

December 14, 2013

Mobile Justice Tour encourages ex-offenders in Danville

By WDBJ7.com

Congress Must Make Greater Investments In Mental Health Services & Tackle Gun Control

December 13, 2013

Congress Must Make Greater Investments In Mental Health Services & Tackle Gun Control

What Will Virginia’s New Governor Do About Felony Disenfranchisement?

November 07, 2013

What Will Virginia’s New Governor Do About Felony Disenfranchisement?

By Brentin Mock, Colorlines

Nonviolent Felons Rights Restored In Time for November Election

October 31, 2013

Nonviolent Felons Rights Restored In Time for November Election

By Anna-Lysa Gayle, WHSV

Some say court-imposed debt a voting barrier in Va.

October 28, 2013

Some say court-imposed debt a voting barrier in Va.

By Larry O’Dell, Associated Press

Florida Voter Purge Lawsuit Heads Back to Court

October 09, 2013

Florida Voter Purge Lawsuit Heads Back to Court

School Discipline in Broward County

October 08, 2013

School Discipline in Broward County

By Sean Flores, John Gardner Fellow

Dignity in Schools Campaignyoutube

September 27, 2013

Dignity in Schools Campaign

Week of Action 2013

In Virginia, Slow Going So Far on Rights Restoration for Felons

September 19, 2013

In Virginia, Slow Going So Far on Rights Restoration for Felons

By Doug Chapin, Election Academy, University of Minnesota

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