Continuing Stain: The Racist Legacy of Chuck Stuart

A community conversation on policing, prosecution, reckoning, and releasing people from prison.

Sat., January 25th at the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry in Roxbury

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Our Year in Review

An interactive portrait of CHHIRJ’s programmatic work in 2019

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Amicus Brief with NAACP LDF

We urge the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to determine the police seizure in this case from the perspective of a reasonable Black teenager. The experience of being policed as a young Black male in Roxbury affects whether he would feel “free to leave” when confronted by the police.

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Collective Resistance in the Courthouse

How Communities Are Contesting Mass Incarceration

November 12th at Harvard Law School

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Charles Hamilton Houston Institute

Our long-term goal is to ensure that every member of our society enjoys equal access to the opportunities, responsibilities, and privileges of membership in the United States.

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Houston / Marshall Plan

Our nation’s communities of color have been devastated by decades of disinvestment. How do we rebuild?

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Read the most recent academic and policy research as well as innovative solutions to the individual and community damage wrought by decades of underdevelopment.

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