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The Center for Racial and Social Justice Statement on Moore v. Harper  The Center for Racial and Social Justice Statement on Moore v. Harper 
Center for Racial & Social Justice December 7, 2022

The Center for Racial and Social Justice Statement on Moore v. Harper 

One of the hallmarks of American democracy is the ability of average citizens to determine the course of power through our elected democracy. Who has power, how it is used, and who benefits from that power. more

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Policies and Programs Affecting Fathers Policies and Programs Affecting Fathers
National Parents Organization December 7, 2022

Policies and Programs Affecting Fathers

Jessica Pearson, PhD, director of the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) and the Center for Policy Research (CPR), along with CPR research analyst Rachel Wildfeuer, PhD, have authored a 12-chapter compilation of policies and programs that support the engagement of fathers with their children in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. more

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Programs to Help Children With Divorced Parents  Programs to Help Children With Divorced Parents 
National Parents Organization November 30, 2022

Programs to Help Children With Divorced Parents 

By Ruth Riley It's undeniably clear that divorce is challenging for children of all ages. Still, the good thing is that parents can follow various guidelines to support their kids during and after the process. Below is a list of programs to assist kids in coping with the outcomes of a divorce. Seek Outside Help Mental health centers, ... more

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It’s Not Over It’s Not Over
Center for Racial & Social Justice November 30, 2022

It’s Not Over

As American citizens, we can’t just leave it up to the politicians we elect to solve our problems.  They are important and vital pieces of the puzzle, and they can help determine the direction of our country moving forward.  But they are not the only ones who hold power. more

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Shaw University Files Official Complaint with U.S. Department of Justice Shaw University Files Official Complaint with U.S. Department of Justice
DOJ November 22, 2022

Shaw University Files Official Complaint with U.S. Department of Justice

During a press conference on Monday, Nov. 21, representatives for Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, announced that the university has filed an official complaint with the United States Department of Justice. more

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Thanksgiving and Social Justice Thanksgiving and Social Justice
Center for Racial & Social Justice November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving and Social Justice

We all know the story of the original Thanksgiving – how European colonizers were on the brink of starving until Native Americans provided them with enough food to make it through the winter and eventually taught them how to farm native crops until they could feed themselves. more

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What Happens to Extended Family Relationships After Divorce? What Happens to Extended Family Relationships After Divorce?
National Parents Organization November 21, 2022

What Happens to Extended Family Relationships After Divorce?

adapted from the book Combative to Collaborative: The Co-Parenting Code written by Teresa Harlow Some people like their in-laws. Some hate them. And some simply tolerate them. When you split up, you have to face at what level the relationship with your child’s other family will survive. If you aren’t very close or weren’t together long, it ... more

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How Tennessee Disenfranchised 21% of Its Black Citizens How Tennessee Disenfranchised 21% of Its Black Citizens
Democracy November 8, 2022

How Tennessee Disenfranchised 21% of Its Black Citizens

In August, Scott tried to register to vote. That’s when she learned she’s not allowed to cast a ballot because she was convicted of nonviolent felonies nearly 20 years ago. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up ... more

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Letter in Support of Washington D.C.’s Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022 Letter in Support of Washington D.C.’s Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022
Advocacy Letter November 1, 2022

Letter in Support of Washington D.C.’s Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022

Council of the District of ColumbiaJohn Wilson Building1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20004 Dear Councilmembers: The Sentencing Project, a national criminal justice research and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC, supports the passage of the Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022 (RCCA), B24-0416. Many of the bill’s provisions will bring D.C.’s criminal penalties closer in line with ... more

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The Importance of Voting The Importance of Voting
Center for Racial & Social Justice October 31, 2022

The Importance of Voting

Today is All Hallows Eve, or Halloween, as we normally call it.  It is a supposedly scary time, when ghosts and goblins run amuck, horror movies prey on our deepest fears, and people choose to be frightened through haunted houses or scary parties.  But while the horrors of Halloween are in some sense manufactured, there ... more

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