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Huge Win in Campaign to Close Notorious St. Louis Jail

St. Louis elected officials unanimously vote to close the medium security institute, known as 'the Workhouse,' after two-year campaign

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Civil Rights Organizations to IA Governor Reynolds: Restore the Voting Rights of Formerly Incarcerated Iowans Immediately

Quad Cities Interfaith and Advancement Project National Office delivered a letter to Iowa Governor Kimberly Reynolds requesting the immediate restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies as soon as they leave prison or begin probation, parole, or other community supervision.

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Florida Voting Rights Organizations Prepare for Legal Showdown in Statewide Elections Trial

A coalition of racial justice organizations filed a trial brief documenting the gross inaction of the state of Florida in making voting changes amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

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Advancement Project National Office Statement on the Rayshard Brooks

WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday,…

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Celebrities, Grassroots Activists, National Racial Justice Advocates Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor and Issue Call to Action to Communities Nationwide

On Tuesday, June 9, a coalition of celebrities, grassroots organizers and national racial justice groups hosted a virtual town hall calling attention to the unjust killing of Breonna Taylor and the need for systemic reform of the nation’s legal system.

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Racial Justice Organizations Condemn ‘Catastrophic’ Georgia Primary Election

The state’s primary was a nightmare and the perfect example of how not to run an election.

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