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GP In The News

The Leslie Marshall Show: Police Brutality, Gun Violence Prevention, and COVID-19
Although COVID-19 continues to reshape many elements of our lives, several incidents in past weeks have served as painful reminders that threat of gun violence and the harm that the U.S. criminal legal system inflicts on Black Americans continue in
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The Leslie Marshall Show: COVID-19 and Homelessness
Generation Progress guest hosts Charlotte Hancock and Edwith Theogene are joined by Valencia Gunder, the CEO and founder of The Smile Trust, and Jaboa Lake, a senior policy analyst for the Center for American Progress’s Poverty to Prosperity Program, to discuss
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The Leslie Marshall Show: The U.S. Criminal Justice System Harms Women and Families
Generation Progress guest hosts Brent J. Cohen and Edwith Theogene focus this episode of the Generation Progress Takeover of the Leslie Marshall Show on the ways in which the U.S. criminal justice system harms women and families, and particularly women
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Advisories, Statements and Releases

STATEMENT: Police Violence Against Protesters Underlines Need to Dismantle Systems Built on White Supremacy
Following a week of protests across the country to demand justice for Black Americans killed at the hands of police and an overhaul of a policing system rooted in racism and violence, Brent J. Cohen, executive director of Generation Progress,
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STATEMENT: Generation Progress Calls for the Prosecution of the Minneapolis Police Officers Who Participated in the Murder of George Floyd and for Changes To the U.S. Criminal Legal System
On Monday May 25, George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer, who knelt on his neck as Mr. Floyd repeatedly stated that he was unable to breathe. His death follows several recent examples of state-sanctioned violence against Black
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RELEASE: CAP Recognizes April as Second Chance Month by Highlighting the Impact of Criminal Records on Families and Young People
Washington, D.C. — The criminal justice system needs comprehensive and multigenerational policy solutions that lessen the lasting impact of a criminal record for young adults and the families of justice-involved individuals. These are the main highlights of two columns and a
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