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Statement from Advancement Project

Washington – Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of Advancement Project’s national office, released the following statement:

“As we enter a new chapter in the history of our country, our work becomes even more essential. The vitriolic manifestations of racism, sexism and xenophobia that took hold during this election cycle are a reminder of the long road ahead.

“Through it all, people of color have – with direct and collective action – driven and advanced the discourse about race and chipped away at white supremacy in this country. We have demonstrated that we will not be silent in the face of injustice and that we can build thriving local movements from coast to coast. Our movement is stronger than it’s ever been. Our solidarity is deeper than ever.

“Our love and support for one another is strong. In the days to come, as we heal and come together, it will only become stronger.”

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Advancement Project is a multi-racial civil rights organization. Founded by a team of veteran civil rights lawyers in 1999, Advancement Project was created to develop and inspire community-based solutions based on the same high quality legal analysis and public education campaigns that produced the landmark civil rights victories of earlier eras.

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