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Criminal Justice Reform

YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix – Understanding the Advanced Child Tax Credit

The Child Tax Credit (CTC) in the American Rescue Plan provides the largest child tax credit and historic relief to working families ever. As of July 15th, eligible families are automatically receiving monthly payments of $250 or $300 per child without having to take any action. The Child Tax Credit is meant to help all […]

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Murdoch Community Center – The Color of Hollywood (or lack thereof): Examining the Issue of Colorism on the Silver

The Color of Hollywood Join us for this Lived Black Experience CommUnity Dialogue examines the issue of colorism in Hollywood. Why it’s a problem and how it impacts life on and off the BIG screen. CommUnity Dialogue Presenters: Dr. Mary Roaf Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies (California State University – Stanislaus) Dr. Treya Allen Program […]

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ACLU of Arizona – In Our Shoes: The Registry

Each person faces different obstacles depending on their charges. Join us for a virtual conversation about the barriers of transition for formerly incarcerated individuals. This presentation will discuss the barriers of the Registry and how it affects people for the rest of their lives. Tune in to hear from keynote speaker Dustin Campo, owner of […]

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Maricopa County Branch NAACP – Virtual Membership/Community Meeting

Don’t Be a Victim of Discrimination! Join the Maricopa County Branch NAACP for our October 23rd Membership/Community Meeting. This month our topic will be discrimination in employment and the criminal justice system and the lawsuits you can bring. Our special guest will be ASU Law Professor Michael Selmi

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Sonoran Prevention Works – Tucson Kit Making Party!

Come hang out, eat some food, and help assemble harm reduction kits! We’ll be assembling kits with supplies for wound care, alleviating sickness, personal hygiene, and overdose prevention. We pass out these kits so that people who use drugs and their loved ones can stay safe and take care of themselves and each other. We’ll have […]

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ACLU of Arizona – People Power Hour: Intro to Defelonization

Arizona’s obsolete “War on Drug” laws have harmed individuals, families and communities for too long. Reclassifying drug and drug paraphernalia possession offenses from felony charges to misdemeanors is one way to reduce the impact of these harsh policies. Our upcoming Defelonization campaign will focus on passing legislation that does just that. Join us for a […]

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ACLU of Arizona – Resist Border Militarization: Special Panel Discussion

RSVP to get instructions on how to join us using this form: https://action.aclu.org/…/nm-resist-border… Join the ACLU of New Mexico, the ACLU of Arizona, and the ACLU Chapter at the UNM School of Law on Tuesday, October 19 at noon for a special panel discussion about the award-winning documentary film Undeterred. Filmmaker Eva Lewis will be […]

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Sonoran Prevention Works – Professional Overdose Prevention Training

Learn more about how to prevent, recognize and respond to an opioid overdose, including how to use the life-saving medication Naloxone/Narcan. Free Naloxone kits provided! This training is geared toward professionals who work with folks who use substances and folks at risk of opioid overdose. Community members interested in attending are ALWAYS welcome, but we […]

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YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix – Understanding the Advanced Child Tax Credit

The Child Tax Credit (CTC) in the American Rescue Plan provides the largest child tax credit and historic relief to working families ever. As of July 15th, eligible families are automatically receiving monthly payments of $250 or $300 per child without having to take any action. The Child Tax Credit is meant to help all […]

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