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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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Rolling Out’s “A Seat at the Table”

  President, Jonathan Rapping and Executive Director, Ilham Askia was featured on Rolling Out’s, “A Seat at the Table,” on August 18th! They spoke about criminal justice reform, the importance of public defenders, and Rapping’s first book, “Gideon’s Promise.”    …

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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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Episode 03 – An Ode to Public Defenders

      ON THIS EPISODE This episode of Gideon’s Promise: The Podcast features a little twist! Gideon’s Promise Executive Director, Ilham Askia interviews President, Jonathan Rapping, about his first book, Gideon’s Promise: A Public Defender Movement to Transform Criminal Justice. …

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Between the Lines of Sports and Criminal Justice

    On July 29th Gideon’s Promise hosted “Between the Lines of Sports and Criminal Justice.” This virtual panel discussion featured 2019 NFL Hall of Fame Inductee, Champ Bailey; Houston Rockets Thabo Sefolosha; ESPN Writer and Contributor, Domonique Foxworth and …

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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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