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A Newfound Voice: Sharing The Important Stories And Reflections Of Crime Survivors

Trauma is something that can haunt you, throwing you into an unlikely group of survivors left to pick up the pieces and carry on. In honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Alliance for Safety and Justice and its Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice (CSSJ) network have joined forces to share and amplify the diverse stories of crime survivors across America. Since...

National Crime Victims Agenda: Supporting Our Nation’s Diverse Victims Of Crime

As James Baldwin is widely quoted, “To be a Negro in this country, and to be relatively conscious, is to be in a state of rage almost all of the time.” When it comes to crime in America, one can argue that the system has failed us all, resulting in a rage often acutely felt by Black and Brown Americans. For Black and Brown victims of crime, finding justice can become a...

Blavity Inc. CEO And Founder Morgan DeBaun Joins Mountain Dew Pitch Competition To Create Real Change

For aspiring business owners, getting your foot in the door can be a challenge. In an effort to create opportunities for Black entrepreneurs and recent graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Mountain Dew recently launched the Real Change Opportunity Fund to provide vital funding for a new generation of Black business leaders. Mountain Dew knows this...