Category: Advocacy

Advocacy Academy: Strengthening the Impact of Faith-Based Leaders and Organizations

The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) will host an Advocacy Academy training, which aims to help faith-based and community leaders learn the methods and strategies needed to effectively engage local and state governments and grant makers in working to reduce poverty, advance upward mobility, and create shared prosperity.  The curriculum will cover topics such as …

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TED Talk

The United States locks up more people than any other country in the world, says documentarian Eve Abrams, and somewhere between 1 and 4 percent of them are likely innocent. That’s 87,000 brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers separated from their families, their lives and dreams put on hold. Using audio from interviews with these families, …

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Apply Now: Returning Citizens Community Reintegration Fellowship

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia is seeking applicants for an Equal Justice Works or Skadden fellowship. The fellow will work with Legal Aid’s new and growing Returning Citizens Community Reintegration Project to provide comprehensive civil legal services to low-income individuals and families impacted by criminal records. The fellow will focus on litigation, outreach, and …

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