A CALL TO ACTION AFTER THE 2020 ELECTIONS

As U.S. social movements transition from defense of democracy to the battles ahead, Movement Law Lab co-authored this letter with our partners at Detroit Justice Center, the East Bay Community Law Center, and Georgetown University Law Center to spark action and offer ten tips to connect law with organizing. While this letter was drafted to the legal community, the insights on supporting social justice movements transcend sectors and apply broadly.

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri after the killing of Michael Brown. Photographer Purvi Shah (2014).

Dear Legal Community,

This summer, we saw the largest mobilization of protest in U.S. history. Across the country, communities rose up in love and rage, for Breonna Taylor, George Floyd…

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