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Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.

Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change.

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Remembering George Floyd

By Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director

One year ago, George Floyd was murdered by a police officer.

He deserved to live on as more than…

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Asian American Belonging: Caste and Constitutionality in the U.S.

By Jennifer Lai-Peterson, Power and Democracy Senior Attorney

In early 2005, I moved to New Orleans to work alongside former members of the Student Non-Violent…

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The Best Mother’s Day Gift is Freedom

By Ashley Carter, Justice Project Program Deputy Director and Senior Staff Attorney

Photo credit: Cyndi Elledge // Photos are a part of the #FreeBlackWomxn…

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Advancement Project and Movimiento Poder Urge Denver Public Schools Board of Education to Vote Against Closing Schools

DENVER, COLORADO - Advancement Project and Movimiento Poder are urging Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education to vote against the closure…

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Advancement Project Releases Poll and Focus Group Data on Gen Z Voters of Color Spanning Four States

Advancement Project Releases Poll and Focus Group Data on Gen Z Voters of Color in Michigan, Florida, Georgia, and Virginia Issues that rose…

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We Cannot Keep Doing Business As Usual: Response to Biden’s “Safer America Plan”

Civil Rights Organization on President Biden’s “Safer America Plan” Says Increase of Police Officers in Communities Will Not Only Fail to Improve Public…

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