Racial Justice

May 29, 2020

Defending Rights & Dissent Stands With Those Fighting for Justice for George Floyd, Condemns Trump’s Outrageous Calls For Shooting Americans

It is unconscionable for the president of the United States to use his platform to call for the military to shoot people here at home. Police or the national guard do not have authority to use lethal force unless their
May 29, 2020

Karen Knew What Was Going to Happen to George Floyd. We All Knew.

As we watch the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota erupt in response to the heinous killing of George Floyd, I find that it’s hard for me to separate the direct historical connection of last week’s dominant news story – the so-called
June 26, 2019
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Criminal Justice Reformers Seek to Use the Power of District Attorney’s Office to Tackle Mass Incarceration

In an upset, public defender Tiffany Cabán won the Queens District Attorney race on June 26th. Supporters of Cabán feel her victory promises a progressive shift in the enforcement of laws in Queens. Cabán has focused on “decarceration.” It’s also
February 4, 2019
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FBI Caught Spying on Anti-Racist Groups…Again

The FBI opened a counterterrorism investigation into racial justice group By Any Means Necessary (BAMN). The precipitating incident was a counter protest against the white supramcists. At the protest, individuals brought knives and violently stabbed anti-racist counter protesters. This led the FBI to investigate...the counter protesters
May 30, 2018

DHS Race Paper coalition letter, 2018

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September 7, 2017

9.7.17 CVE Letter

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June 30, 2017

Wall of Resistance Resolution

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June 30, 2017

Talking points for the Local Civil Liberties Protection Act

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June 30, 2017

Sample “Whereas” Clauses for Your Local Ordinance

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June 30, 2017

Local Police and Surveillance: why impose legislative limits on local law enforcement agencies?

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May 3, 2017

Model Ordinance to Protect Against Discriminatory Profiling and Limit Surveillance, Intelligence Collection, and Immigration Enforcement Activities

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May 3, 2017

Explainer: DRAD local ordinances opposing federal policies

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May 3, 2017

A Model Resolution for Defending for Rights and Dissent

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February 28, 2017

Sign-on letter to AG Sessions re Civil Rights Division AAG

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January 30, 2017

Sign-on re Post-Hearing Sessions Concerns

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