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Black Leadership Spotlight: Elizabeth Frederick, Avenues for Justice

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

Your Company Agrees Black Lives Matter. Then What? Find Out August 5 at Noon ET

Register for “Beyond Statements: How to Use Your Voice for Change” on August 5 at 12 p.m. ET.
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., July 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd. 

As the list of black men and women murdered by police and racist vigilantes grows, the call for racial equity becomes louder. 

In Search of Gideon, 53 Years Later

Francis Zarro
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This month marks the 53rd anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963).

Let's Act Now to Disrupt the Pipeline to Prison

Francis Zarro, founder, Director of Legislative Initiatives and Civic Engagement
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Why does America imprison 2.3 million people, a higher percentage of its population than any other free society on earth? And why does this group disproportionately represent African-American and Hispanic men?

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