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National Urban League

The Summer of 2020 – destined to be remembered as a season of unrest. In the shadow of a global pandemic that exposed gaping social disparities in economic and criminal justice, citizens across the country took to the streets in …

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The Rashad Richey Morning Show

On Tuesday, September 2nd, our President, Jonathan Rapping was featured on The Real Talk with Rashad Richey on 1380 WAOK The Voice of the Community! They discussed racial injustice, mass incarceration, and his new book, “Gideon’s Promise: A Public Defender …

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The Atlanta Voice

His book Gideon’s Promise is an extension or another manifestation of the organization he founded, also called Gideon’s Promise, which teaches public defenders to work more effectively within the judicial system by providing coaching, training, and professional development. It is …

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Rude Radio

Talking music and much more on Rude Radio this week with Jonathan Rapping, Founder and President of Gideon’s Promise.  LISTEN TO EPISODE HERE …

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1380 WAOK – The Voice of the Community

Our President,  Jonathan Rapping was featured on “Too Much Truth” on 1380 WAOK The Voice of the Community with host Derrick Boazman. He spoke about the importance of public defenders, criminal justice reform, and his new book, Gideon’s Promise: A Public …

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V103 Atlanta – The People’s Station

On Tuesday, August 18th our President, Jonathan Rapping and Civil Rights Attorney, Ben Crump were featured on Atlanta’s very own V-103 The People’s Station, hosted by BIG TIGGER. They discussed race, criminal justice reform, the importance of public defenders, and Rapping’s …

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New York Beacon – #Hotoffthepress

Jonathan Rapping is the founder and president of Gideon’s Promise (GP), an organization dedicated to changing the culture and practice of public defense in America. He is also a professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and Harvard Law School …

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RED (Rehabilitation Enables Dreams)

In 2014, he was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow for the impactful service work of his non-profit organization, Gideon’s Promise. Professor Rapping and his organization, Gideon’s Promise, are featured in the award-winning HBO documentary, Gideon’s Army. Since the original interview …

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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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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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