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Louisiana Supreme Court Denies Case Seeking Right to Vote for Parolees and Probationers

Organizers Move to Ensure Access to Ballot Under New Law

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Appeals Court Rules that Advancement Project, ACLU Challenge to Missouri Voter ID Implementation Must be Heard

Quite simply, Missouri has failed to put its money where its mouth is. Because of that, the Court is going to allow this case to go to trial. We look forward to our further day in court.”

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Advancement Project National Office Statement on Murders in Louisville, KY, Pittsburgh

“Xenophobia, racism and anti-semitism in the United States is more than just a concept. It is real.”

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Advocates File Lawsuit Urging Florida Secretary of State Detzner to Extend Voter Registration Deadline In Wake of Hurricane Michael

Advancement Project's national office is suing the state of Florida seeking a statewide extension of the voter registration deadline to Tuesday, October 16.

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Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder of 17-Year-Old Laquan McDonald

Today, a jury found Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke guilty of second degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm in the murder 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014. Advancement Project’s national office released the following statement:

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Florida’s Black Neighborhoods Burdened by Lower Socio-Economic Conditions Linked to Returning Citizens’ Voting Disenfranchisement

Our new report shows a link between the numbers of Returning Citizens and lower-income levels, employment and education rates, and higher child poverty rates in Black neighborhoods

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Trump Administration Targets Children & Families in Communities of Color in Latest Immigration Regulation

Changes to Public Charge Could Put Health and Immigration Status at Risk for Millions

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Advancement Project mourns the loss of long-time Board member, Attorney Sheila Thomas

Sheila Thomas was a staunch civil rights advocate who refused to sit on the sidelines.

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Banning Muslims is Wrong; Ruling Leaves Door Open for Increased Bigotry and Intolerance

The Supreme Court has endorsed fear mongering and racism.

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Trump Executive Order Cannot Hide Immoral Crisis of Criminalization of Migration

We must end the criminalization of migration.

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Partisan Gerrymandering Still a Threat to Communities of Color

Gerrymandering is an intentional effort to maneuver the district lines in ways that limit the political voice of people of color.

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