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Federal Appeals Court to Hear Police Diversity Case

FEDERAL APPEALS COURT TO HEAR ARGUMENTS IN POLICE DIVERSITY CASE Boston, MA – A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in a case of far-reaching importance concerning diversity in police forces throughout Massachusetts.  In Lopez v. Lawrence, Black and Latino police officers are challenging an examination used by Boston, Lawrence, Lowell, Methuen, Springfield,

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JALSA Tzedek Salon

A group of young adult social justice advocates from Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Action hosted Tzedek Salon – Moving Forward From Ferguson: Police, Race Relations, and What We Can Do in Massachusetts, featuring Deputy Director Rahsaan D. Hall. The event is one in a series of  conversations, engaging prominent Massachusetts leaders on the social justice

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Shriver Center National Law & Policy Dialogue

Deputy Director Rahsaan Hall recently participated as a panelist at the Shriver Center’s National Law & Policy Dialogue in Boston. Looking at the War on Poverty through a lens of structural racism and racial justice, and particularly focusing on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, Rahsaan discussed the underlying racial disparities and issues of structural racism that

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