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Public Defenders on the Frontlines

  Gideon’s Promise hosted a Zoom virtual event, “Public Defenders on the Frontlines.” This panel discussion featured four Gideon’s Promise public defenders across the nation who spoke about the new challenges they face while they are essentially on the frontlines …

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Law360

As ongoing national protests against police violence take place during a global pandemic that’s proven especially dangerous in jails and prisons, Jonathan Rapping sees a common thread in the dual crises currently dominating news headlines and social discourse: the need …

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We Stand Against Injustice Everywhere

  The Gideon’s Promise community stands with our sisters and brothers expressing deep anger and frustration with a criminal legal system that assigns very little value to black and brown lives. It is a system that criminalizes blackness. The killings …

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Gideon’s Promise Launches Podcast

  Atlanta, GA – May 29, 2020 – Gideon’s Promise, a public defender organization whose goal is to transform the criminal justice system by improving the quality of legal representation for marginalized communities announces the launch of its new podcast on June 3, 2020. Gideon’s …

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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta

The league’s initiatives grew from players’ demonstrations concerning social justice, including kneeling during the national anthem. More than $44 million in grants have gone to organizations nationwide, including more than 750 grants provided by the NFL Foundation to current NFL …

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