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Fellows Launch Little Black Book on Courts

In the months after YP4’s Inaugural Courts Matter Training, fellows returned to their communities and strategized ways to incorporate a courts lens into their day-to-day work. As fellows reached out…

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The Criminal (In) Justice System

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow I’ve noticed when I have conversations about the Criminal “Justice” System, we talk about the abstract. People talk about writing laws. People talk about…

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Student Power Convergence at the Ford Foundation

Andrew Humphrey, Fellowship Program Manager, attended the Student Power Conference at the Ford Foundation in New York City, NY. This convening was an effort to increase the collaboration between state-based organizing groups, national nonprofit…

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The American Constitution Society Convention: A Reflection

By Christina Tudor, 2015 YP4 Fellow About a week ago I walked twenty five minutes to the closest Forever 21 in pursuit of a professional-looking jacket at a reasonable price….

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Trying to Get Out the Vote: Kansas’ Broken Voter Registration System

Kansas has been in national headlines recently for many pieces of controversial legislation and a heated education funding lawsuit.  One issue that has gained less attention recently is Kansas’ contentious…

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Reflections on the Moral March on Raleigh

On February 8, 2014, I had an opportunity to march in the 8th annual historic Thousands on Jones Street People’s Assembly (HKonJ) – also known as the Moral March on…