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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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National Campaign for Police Free Schools Demands Reversal of Denver School Board Decision to Bring Back Police

WASHINGTON, DCThe Denver Public School Board has suspended its policy prohibiting police in schools through the end of June.…

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Advancement Project and Tenants and Workers United React to Alexandria City Public School Board’s Refusal to Fully Fund Holistic Supports for Students

Washington, DC — On February 16th, 2023, the Alexandria City Public School Board (ACPS) voted to approve a proposed budget for the 2024…