Advancement Project | National Office - Advancement Project

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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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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BREAKING: Court Denies Motion from Civil Rights Groups Challenging Georgia’s Voting Line Relief Ban

GEORGIA – The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia denied a motion for a preliminary injunction to suspend the line relief…

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Legendary Civil Rights Organization Fights to Preserve its Own Legacy, Opposes Nomination to Register of Historic Places

Highlander Center says Tennessee Preservation Trust is unfit steward of legacy August 5, 2022, New Market, TN – A Tennessee organization…

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