Racial Justice

The Declaration of Independence promised equality, yet New York suffers from some of the most segregated schools, vast wealth disparity, the criminalization of people of color, and other forms of systemic racism. We work to stamp out the ideologies and impacts of racism in government institutions and we fight to ensure all New Yorkers have access to opportunity.

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We’re challenging power in the courts, the state house, city hall, local offices, the streets, and more. Take action on some of today’s most important fights by exploring our major campaigns.

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Know Your Rights

You have rights while protesting, attending school, accessing health care, voting, and more. Empower yourself by learning more about your rights, how to exercise them, and what to do when they are violated.

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