The Advancement Project

Make it Fair: Close the Corporate Loopholes and Rebuild California

Join us on May 7th as WeFight to Make It Fair. Make It Fair is a coalition dedicated to rebuilding California by making the tax code fair. 

Good Data = Good Decision Making: For Community-Driven Change

Community leaders and advocates who work in community-based organizations face a steep challenge. The job of these advocates is to get the attention of decision makers and help them understand the unique challenges and assets of their neighborhood, community, or issue. Additionally they must persuade decision makers that the needs of their community merit funding or resources to meet those needs.

21st Century Civil Rights: Equity

Thank you to all our supporters, sponsors, and honorees for helping us lift up equity. We had a smashing good time,and were reminded why we do this important work!

 

May 19, 2015

Good Data = Good Decision Making: For Community-Driven Change

Community leaders and advocates who work in community-based organizations face a steep challenge. The job of these advocates is to get the attention of decision makers and help them understand the unique challenges and assets of their neighborhood, community, or issue. Additionally they must persuade decision makers that the needs of their community merit funding or resources to meet those...

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May 15, 2015

Governor Brown Proposes Only Minimal Increases in Quality Early Childhood Education

(Sacramento, CA)— Today Governor Brown released the May Revision to his proposal for the California 2015-16 state...

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May 4, 2015

Freddie Gray case: Implications of the charges against the officers

Connie Rice is a longtime civil rights attorney and co-director of the Advancement Project. She says she’s surprised that the indictments came so swiftly: “Most prosecutors wait for the police report before they even begin an investigation. This prosecutor not only didn’t wait for the police report, she went out and got a separate agency and did her own independent...

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