The Ferguson Commission released a report aimed at addressing the social, political, historic, economic, educational and racial issues that led to the uprising following Michael Brown’s killing in 2014.
The National Immigrant Justice Center’s (NIJC’s) three-year Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation resulted in the most comprehensive public release to date of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) immigration detention center contracts and inspections.
CampaignZERO presents a comprehensive package of policy reforms to end police violence in America. It encourages people to petition their elected representatives to implement 10 policy solution areas at the local, state, and federal level of government to achieve an America where police do not kill people.
by Darnell Moore. Here are some essential readings from several astute activists, journalists and writers that have inspired, angered and challenged readers everywhere this past year. While this is in no way an exhaustive list, the following offers insider and outsider views of Ferguson, pushing all of us to consider the radical spirit and collective beauty illuminated in mass mobilized protests.
Say Her Name responds to increasing calls for attention to police violence against Black women by offering a resource to help ensure that Black women’s stories are integrated into demands for justice, policy responses to police violence, and media representations of victims and survivors of police brutality.
Some Jews may engage with Black Lives Matter as white allies while others bring their insights and experiences as Jews of Color.
Communities across the country that have lived for too long under the weight of discriminatory policing and mass incarceration are calling for a transformation of our policing and criminal justice systems. To support the efforts of community organizations and elected officials, the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and PolicyLink have created Building Momentum from the Ground Up: A Toolkit for Promoting Justice in Policing.
Julie Quiroz, The Movement Strategy Center: I’m always glad when I get asked, “Is there anything that could really make a difference?” because there is so much coming from the movement for Black lives.