This hardworking group focused on a multi-pronged approach including projects and support of JusticeAid and JusticeAid’s 2020 beneficiary, Election Protection, as well as a long term project dedicated to creating a state by state primer on gerrymandering.
Under the umbrella of a new name: The Justice & Civic Engagement Initiative and with the election completed, the Steering Committee has identified the following areas of focus for 2021:
GERRYMANDERING: OUR DEMOCRACY AT RISK
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JUSTICEAID AND THE PACE PROGRAM OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD DEFENDER SERVICE
Throughout 2021 JusticeAid's focus will be to raise funds to support the expansion of a holistic legal defense approach currently operating successfully in Harlem, NY and Detroit, MI, with plans to expand to Los Angeles, CA, Dallas/ Fort Worth, Texas, and Jackson, Mississippi.
JUSTICEAID PRESENTS ITS 2021 FALL CONCERT FOR NDS PACE
Featuring Mavis Staples, a must see music and civil rights icon, with special guest Amy Helm
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
7:30 PM ET
Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C.CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION
A message from JusticeAid:
While we’re hopeful that the COVID-D variant will subside as rapidly as it has come upon us, we can’t know what the coming months will hold. Your health is paramount to us, and we are taking all precautions to ensure your safety. Proof of full vaccination will be required for entry along with a matching photo ID. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo of your card; masks may be required. While we hope you buy tickets to benefit NDS/PACE, should the concert be cancelled, and you ask, we will refund your purchase.
AUTHOR TALK WITH PROFESSOR KRIS HENNING
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JusticeAid is honored to host Professor Henning discussing her new book, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth, in conversation with Professor Angela J. Davis on Tuesday, October 19th, 5 PM, in Washington, DC. This event is directly aligned with JusticeAid’s focus this year on police accountability and community empowerment.
If you missed the event or want to rewatch it, click the recording below. To find out more about this event, click for more information from JusticeAid.