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2021 Legislative Preview

This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened and met for the first four of the…

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Incarcerated in GA During COVID-19? We Want Your Story to be Heard. In Your Own Words.

COVID-19 has killed people in prisons and jails at three times the already alarming rate…

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The Cause of Justice is Always Urgent

Most of us have never lived through a year like 2020 before. This has been a year of omnipresent tragedy and uncounted acts of heroism, of the most astonishing failures of governmental leadership and the most inspiring collective demands for racial justice.

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An End of Year Message from SCHR Board Chair James Kwak

Dear Friends of the Southern Center for Human Rights,  Most of us have never lived…

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Encourage Your Legislators to Attend Southern Center for Human Rights’ Legislative Institute!

We know that Georgians care about making our state’s criminal legal systems fairer, smarter, more…

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Every Vote Matters: Help for Voters in Georgia Jails

This March, the Southern Center for Human Rights began a year-long project to empower and…

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Help Us Protect Bail Reform in Atlanta!

In the midst of spiking COVID-19 cases, a looming housing crisis, and a volatile national…

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Bail Reform in Atlanta is Under Threat: Action Needed TODAY

In response to a reported increase in “street racing” in the city of Atlanta, City…

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Curtis Flowers’ Legal Team to be Honored by SCHR

On Wednesday, November 11, the Southern Center for Human Rights will host our 24th Annual…

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Statement on Abuses Occurring at Irwin County Detention Center

Dawn Wooten, a whistleblowing nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center, reported last month that a doctor at the facility performed involuntary hysterectomies and other sterilization…

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CARES Act Relief and Incarcerated People: What You Need To Know

UPDATE: The IRS has now been ordered to extend the deadline for paper filers to…

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