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No Dakota Access Pipeline
February 21, 2018
In early 2016, Indigenous activists on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in so-called North Dakota began protesting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a 1,172-mile-long oil pipeline that, when completed, would carry oil through four states and beneath two major rivers. The grassroots protests targeted the pipeline, the company behind it (Energy Transfer Partners, or ETP), and anyone funding the project. By April of 2016, the protests had evolved into full-time encampments on and off the reservation, supported by vibrant, effective, and headline-grabbing actions across the...
February 19, 2018
Last year marked the first "Not My President's Day" with a series of rallies against Donald Trump, held on President's Day to show that Trump's values don't align with the values of the majority of...
CCR board members
February 12, 2018
Last week, CCR held our Board meeting in Jackson, Mississippi. CCR was founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, and Mississippi is the programmatic birthplace...
Divest from the War Machine
February 5, 2018
CCR is joining a coalition of groups in a Week of Action beginning today in support of the Divest from the War Machine campaign . The campaign calls on individuals and institutions to divest from...
NYPD car door
February 5, 2018
CCR supports the call to Divest from the War Machine CCR is joining a coalition of groups in a Week of Action beginning today in support of the Divest from the War Machine campaign . The campaign...
No Ban banner
January 29, 2018
We file a FOIA regarding opaque Muslim ban waiver process CCR and Muslim Advocates have filed a Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA) demanding documents from federal agencies related to visa...
Rachel Meeropol and Benamar Benatta at the Supreme Court
January 19, 2018
Ahmer Abbasi came to the Unites States from Pakistan on a visitor visa in 1993. After he arrived, he applied for political asylum, and remained in the country after his visa was denied. Two weeks...
Close Guantanamo
January 8, 2018
CCR marks 16 years of Guantánamo Stay tuned and tune in: on Thursday, January 11, we'll be livestreaming a morning press conference from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., where we will...
January 1, 2018
Thank you for funding the fight in 2018! We know that at the end of each year, your inbox is filled with calls from great organizations doing important work asking for your contribution to keep it...
December 26, 2017
In a case asking a Manhattan court to direct Fordham University to recognize Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) as an official club,...
December 18, 2017
More Actions to Support Local Efforts to Stop the BBP in Louisiana Last week, CCR took two more steps to support Louisiana activists and communities fighting to stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline (BBP)...

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