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Inspector General report re NYPD policing practices such as the Body Camera Program #PoliceReform #CJReform http://buff.ly/1U9Dy2q
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Congress must act to #RestoreTheVRA. Juan Cartagena describes our history advocating for #VotingRights using the VRA
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Judge Orders Release of #ImmigrantChildren Detained by U.S. Says detention system is deplorable #EndFamilyDetention http://buff.ly/1I1iNOM
In a withering critique of Obama administration policy, the judge said the government was keeping children who crossed the border in unsafe conditions.
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Latest #immigration bills will hurt community safety and crime victims. #CIR
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Article shows potential movement in Congress to #RestoreTheVRA. We must keep pressure to make sure this happens
McCarthy cracks door, slightly, on Voting Rights Act as Democrats offer an end to Confederate flag ban amendments.
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Law banning #Chicano studies in AZ turned into national movement to save #Ethnic studies
Legislators in Arizona decided to prohibit a culturally relevant course, so teachers pushed back and started a nationwide movement.
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Family #detention social worker calls out facility for horrid prison conditions http://buff.ly/1fBoM5w #EndFamilyDetention
Oliva López thought she’d be working with migrant mothers and children in a group-home setting when hired as a social worker at a Texas family detention center.
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Public has positive view of undocumented #immigrants. Targeting immigrants would hurt political campaign http://buff.ly/1OqRodd MT NCLR
New data out of George Washington University shows that U.S. voters have positive views of undocumented immigrants.
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Congress must act to #RestoreTheVRA to make sure essential #VotingRights protections still exist
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"Financial toll of mass incarceration is irresponsible; human toll is unconscionable." John Legend MT Drug Policy Alliance
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Update re #PuertoRicoCrisis. #PuertoRico Constitution prioritizes rights of citizens to services over paying debt
As a U.S. commonwealth country wracked with debt, Puerto Rico is being increasingly compared to Greece and its current struggles with the E.U.
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Protecting Civil Rights, Cultivating Latino Leaders and Increasing Civic Participation
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LatinoJustice PRLDEF champions an equitable society. Using the power of the law together with education and advocacy, LatinoJustice PRLDEF protects opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in work and school, fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities.