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January 18, 2019

Immigrant Justice Massachusetts

‘Brockton United’ ordinance seeks to assure immigrant community

The proposed ordinance has a namesake, a group of activists from the city that formed last year called “Brockton United,” including members and supporters of the nonprofit Brockton Interfaith Community, …

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January 18, 2019

Clergy Organizing Indiana

Hold onto hope and onto each other

Looking back, 2018 was a tough year to be hopeful. Several immigrant leaders I have walked with through my ministry at Faith in Indiana were detained or deported. We shook with grief …

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January 16, 2019

Gun Violence New Jersey

NJ Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake Comments on Bill A3115

The bill has gained the support of the ACLU, the People’s Organization for Progress, The New Jersey State NAACP, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), NJ Working …

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January 15, 2019

Immigrant Justice Massachusetts

Over Objections Of The Mayor, Springfield Becomes ‘Sanctuary City’

Tara Parrish, director of the Pioneer Valley Project, which operated the church sanctuary program, hailed the council’s vote. “Springfield is a safer city tonight,” declared Parrish. ” At the end …

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January 15, 2019

Mass Incarceration Texas

Changes coming for Dallas County cash bail system

There will likely be more tweaking of the plan as it is rolled out, officials said late Tuesday. The judges are still ironing out the finer points of the plan …

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January 14, 2019

Criminal Justice Massachusetts

Brockton BIC leader leads anti-racism campaign

Dickerson is the director of Brockton Interfaith Community, a coalition of activists and religious groups from the city. In addition to online videos, which are posted with the hashtags “52WeekChallenge” …

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