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The Promise of Restorative Justice: Insights from Leading Advocates

In this week’s newsletter, we’re diving into the transformative power of restorative justice. In a society in which purely punitive legal systems very often perpetuate cycles of harm, Restorative Justice offers a hopeful alternative rooted in healing, accountability and bringing communities together in the mediation of conflict. Join us as we explore a range of […]

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Organizing for Self-Determination and Liberation: Beyond the Basics in the Black Liberation Movement

Mississippi is the poorest state in the US, with the highest percentage of Black people and a history of vicious racial terror. Black resistance at a time of global health, economic, and climate crisis is the backdrop and context for the drama captured in this new and revised collection of essays, titled Jackson Rising Redux: […]

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How Communities Across the U.S. are Fighting for Reproductive Rights and Equitable Maternity Care

The overturning of Roe v. Wade and the subsequent rise of state laws that severely restrict or outright ban abortion represent a dramatic slide backward in reproductive rights and the progress gained through decades of advocacy and organizing. Amid the anger and fear created by this new reality, there is also a vibrant movement fighting […]