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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…

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…

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 Alliance for Educational Justice React to New Federal Resource on Race Discrimination in School Discipline

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division issued…

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Movimiento Poder Asks to Join Lawsuit Challenging Denver Public School District Board of Education’s Behind-Closed-Door Reversal on Police Free Schools

DENVER,CO–  Today, on behalf of Movimiento Poder, Advancement Project and Eric Maxfield Law, LLC asked the Denver District Court to allow it to…