projects

DD Project Spotlight

Healing & Justice Center

The Healing and Justice Center is a community-based public safety program focused on reducing violence, improving mental health outcomes and diverting people from the criminal legal system.
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Cancel ALL Student Debt

Education should be accessible to everyone, regardless of how much money you have, where you come from or what you look like. That is why we are calling for full federal student loan cancellation and free college for all.
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Freedom Market

A cornerstone of the organization’s 10-year anniversary commemoration, the marketplace is a celebration of Dream Defender’s impact on culture, and features local Black artists and artisans who have contributed to the organization over the past decade.

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Decriminalizing Marijuana

Every 58 seconds, someone is arrested for cannabis and on average, a Black person is nearly 4 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than a white person, even though Black and white people use marijuana at similar if not higher rates.

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Healing & Justice Center

The Healing and Justice Center is a community-based public safety program focused on reducing violence, improving mental health outcomes and diverting people from the criminal legal system.

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