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Policing and Criminalization

Advancement Project's Justice Project supports grassroots movements in communities of color that challenge racial criminalization and call for genuine police accountability.

Recent uprisings in American cities like St. Louis, Baltimore, and Baton Rouge, reawakened a centuries-old struggle to free Black and Brown communities from oppressive and discriminatory law enforcement.

These pivotal moments generated a new wave of movement resistance until policing practices and the entire criminal justice system are reformed. Yet, while systemic reform has gained broader and more mainstream support in the wake of events like #Ferguson, a new federal administration still seeks to turn back the clock and fortify the police state in communities of color.

Advancement Project’s Justice Project supports grassroots movements in communities of color that challenge racial criminalization and call for genuine police accountability.

The Justice Project provides short- and long-term support to local campaigns seeking not simply to reform, but to wholly dismantle systems that over-criminalize and over-incarcerate people of color in the name of “law and order.” We aim to help impacted communities define the terms and control the means by which peace is realized in their streets and neighborhoods, and to re-imagine for themselves how “safety” is pursued.

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Statement on Atty Gen. Jeff Sessions’ Announcement to “Improve” School Safety

Sessions wants skilled marksmen and gun brandishing soldiers to patrol school hallways.

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For the Love of the Sheroes in My Life: A Short Poem on Power

By Drew Ambrogi

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Racial Justice Groups Call for Florida Governor to Veto Bill Increasing Funding for Police in Schools

Florida Community Organizations and National Advocates Urge Florida Governor to Reject Bill on Guns and School Security

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The Take Back #002 – #StillDreaming Edition

By Drew Ambrogi

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Free Your Mind, Man! Free Your Mind!

By Drew Ambrogi

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In the Spirit of Black History Month

By Drew Ambrogi

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Dreaming while Black is a Revolutionary Act

By Drew Ambrogi

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Advancement Project’s Statement Following the State of the Union

We knew Trump’s first State…

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The Take Back #001

By Drew Ambrogi

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For Us By Us: Racial Justice Champions Fund the Movement

By Drew Ambrogi

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Colin Kaepernick Puts Money Where His Mouth Is

Advancement Project is one of last organizations to receive portion of $1 million donation from former football player, social justice advocate

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Letter to NFL Commissioner on Response to #TakeAKnee Protests
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