The Take Back #002 - #StillDreaming Edition - Advancement Project - Advancement Project

The Take Back #002 – #StillDreaming Edition

The newsletter of resistance for people of color.

 

People of color have always been “the resistance” in the United States; they have been the moral conscience pushing us toward equal justice through long-fought struggles. Each edition of The Take Back is an effort to update you on this resistance, share resources and highlight the work of the Movement.

For our #StillDreaming edition, we pay tribute to the visionaries that came before us and we celebrate Black History in the making today. Follow us as we explore the impact of how Black visionaries are paving the way to a better tomorrow.

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Advancement Project Decries Call for More School Police in Response to Santa Fe High School Shooting

Research supports the use of mental health professionals like counselors, restorative justice programs, and other alternatives to police.

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Voting Rights Watchdogs Ask Court To Protect Missouri Voters Before Elections

Missouri Secretary of State, Department of Revenue in Knowing, Ongoing Violation of the National Voter Registration Act

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Pass HB 265 in the Louisiana Senate

Groundswell of Grassroots Momentum for Rights Restoration Could Push HB 265 Over Finish Line as soon as this week – Take Action NOW!

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Take Action: Support Alternatives to Police in Schools

Demand real school safety measures beyond police and guns.

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Why We Must Value Educators

It cannot be overlooked that this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week comes on the heels of teacher strikes in five states: West Virginia, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arizona and Kentucky. In each of these states, educators have demanded better wages, additional resources for students, and smaller class sizes. Unfortunately, the systemic under-appreciation of teachers is part of a wider trend of divestment from public education since the financial crisis of 2008. Over the last decade, teacher salaries adjusted for inflation have fallen almost 5 percent. At the same time, class sizes have increased and support for mental health professionals, counselors, librarians and other…

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Responding and Resisting Against Trump’s Largest ICE Raid

Advancement Project stands with Morristown and against the Trump administration’s racial purge

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Advancement Project Demands Action to Dismantle School-to-Prison Pipeline

New National Data Confirms Racial Disparities in School Pushout

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Racial Justice Organizations Demand Proactive Solutions to School Safety on the 19th Anniversary of Columbine

“School is supposed to be a safe environment, but how can we feel safe in a place that feels like prison?"

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Locked Up & Locked Out on 4/20

The Winners and Losers of the Decriminalization of Marijuana

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Lawsuit Filed Against Missouri Over State Motor Vehicle Agency’s Failure to Provide Federally-Mandated Voter Registration Services

Secretary of State, Department of Revenue in Knowing Violation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The League of Women Voters of Missouri and the St. Louis and Greater Kansas City Chapters of the A. Philip Randolph Institute today filed a lawsuit against the state of Missouri for failing to comply with federal voting rights law that ensures Missourians have access to voter registration and that their registration records are accurately updated. Voting rights watchdogs Dēmos, Advancement Project’s national office, and the ACLU jointly represent the Plaintiffs. Today’s lawsuit alleges that the…

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