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Our own Juan Cartagena talking #VotingRights in a LES town hall with some inspirational voting rights advocates
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Communities have rights when faced w/#ICE raids, make sure you know your rights before raids start #FightForFamilies
U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters.
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Ramón Jiménez was truly 'abogado del pueblo'. He stands as inspiration for all@LJCartagena http://buff.ly/24MJBiY
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“Latinos = 33.8% of fed prison, but only 17.4 percent of U.S. pop.” Meet faces behind stats #CJReform http://buff.ly/1TyrUvz MT@DMTJoshi
By Rita Becerra • May 6, 2016 • 11:50am iStock 2. Ricardo Montes: Ricardo is a young father serving a 20-year mandatory minimum sentence for openly operating a medical marijuana dispensary with his business partner between 2004 and 2006. The pair believed they were in compliance with California’s laws regarding medical marijuana; they sought legal advice, received a business license, paid state and federal taxes and ensured that every patient...
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The #PRDebt crisis of American proportions can only be addressed by federal gov - Juan Cartagena http://buff.ly/1O3aTx3 Puerto Rican Agenda
Puerto Rico defaulted this week on the first $400 million of more than $70 billion worth of debt. Continue reading →
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'Exhibit A' in Battle over punitive #DrugPolicy. How #MandatoryMinimums destroys lives. We need #SentencingReform
How a former addict and petty criminal became "Exhibit A" in the debate over mandatory minimum drug sentences.
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#March4Farmworkers kicked-off yesterday. They will march 200 miles to support farmworker rights.
By Joann Lo, Food Chain Workers Alliance, and Katia Chapman, Rural and Migrant Ministry
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Many voting laws in #2016Election heavily impact Latino voters. NALEO report outlines how Latino #VotingRights hurt
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Chris is undocumented and faced hurdles in American Dream but he works achieve that dream http://buff.ly/1T7868j #Immigration #Inspiration
Despite setbacks from his undocumented status, Cris Mercado found success helping people with college and career readiness.
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Finally, a chance for you to share a #MothersDay message in your own personal way http://buff.ly/1WdD0wa Strong Families #DíaDeLaMadre
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“We were people who made one bad decision. Shouldn’t cost us life in prison,” Jason hernandez #CJReform NationSwell
“We just were people who made a bad decision at one time. It shouldn’t cost us the rest our life in there."
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#RamarleyGraham, #EricGarner + more. We #SayTheirNames but we need action. #PoliceReform must hold NYPD accountable
As long as a culture in which obfuscation is regarded as entitlement continues to dominate the Police Department, Mayor Bill de Blasio is vulnerable to the accusation that little has changed.
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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.