New Media

05/21/2018 - 17:05

WASHINGTON – On Friday, May 19, a school shooting claimed the lives of 10 people and injured at least 10 others at a Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. The shooter, seventeen-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, walked on campus and opened fired killing eight students and two teachers. As state policymakers like Governor Greg Abbott begin to coordinate community...

03/13/2018 - 11:57

WASHINGTON – In the wake of Atty. Gen. Jeff Session’s announcement today to to “improve” school safety and better enforce existing gun laws, Advancement Project’s national office released the following statement:

“The writing is no longer on the wall; it’s on the books. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions’ announcement today to award lucrative grants to police...

03/27/2018 - 16:48

Change will lead to fear, weaker political voice and representation among communities of color

Washington – Yesterday, the Trump administration announced it will add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, a move which will predictably result in undercounting communities of color. Advancement Project’s national office, a racial justice organization, issued...