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JustSouth Index 2019 Just Released!

The 2019 JustSouth Index report provides policymakers, businesses, nonprofits, and residents a better understanding of how the people of the Gulf South are faring with regard to basic human rights and needs.

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Prayers lifted up for immigrant workers who helped rebuild New Orleans after Katrina

Immigrant activist organizations across New Orleans held a socially distanced prayer service at First Grace United Methodist Church on Friday morning to support immigrant workers and remember the work they did to rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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Virtual Panel Discussion- The Joy and The Wound: Witnessing America, Race, and Righteous Rage

This year’s murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd coupled with the devastating impact of COVID-19 on Black and marginalized communities have driven many of us very quickly from despair to outrage.

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Loyola University New Orleans Reacts to SCOTUS Decision on DACA

Today, the Supreme Court issued a decision regarding the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program...

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COVID-19 and Unemployment: Assessing the Early Fallout for Immigrants and Other U.S. Workers

Even as the pandemic-induced loss of tens of millions of jobs over a period of weeks dealt a devastating blow across the United States, its effects were most pronounced on certain demographic groups...

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Pope Francis and U.S. Bishops Respond to George Floyd's Killing

Pope Francis and U.S. Bishops Respond to George Floyd's Killing

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Alabama Possible’s Barriers to Prosperity Data Sheet 2020

Alabama Possible’s 2020 Barriers to Prosperity Data Sheet reveals that Alabama is the nation’s fifth poorest state

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Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is pleased to announce the launch of a new report documenting major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LCCR Letter to Gov. Edwards Regarding Incarcerated Youth

We, along with the undersigned individuals and organizations, write to request that you take urgent action to protect the health and welfare of Louisiana’s children and families.

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