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Justice & Opportunity

Grassroots Movements Are Key to Sustained Social Change

Sep 19, 2017 - David Plouffe:  In their 2015 letter to their daughter, Mark and Priscilla wrote “We must participate in policy and advocacy to shape debates. Many institutions are unwilling to do this, but progress must be supported by movements to be sustainable.” Compelling advocacy and organizing have been at the heart of every successful movement to...

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Justice & Opportunity

Measures for Justice: Improving the Criminal Justice System

May 23, 2017 - We’ve been exploring ways to help improve the criminal justice system to enhance public safety while also making the system fairer. Today, we’re proud to support Measures for Justice, a new online data portal that tracks data across criminal cases. The U.S. imprisons more people than any other country, but it’s surprisingly hard to...

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