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- Our first-ever study of the demographics of elected prosecutors helped launch a nation-wide movement: Mobilized by our data, major national foundations stepped in to start dismantling the reign of mostly white male prosecutors over a criminal justice system with unbounded power over black and brown communities.
- Our grantee Michigan United trained a cohort of local grassroots activists to run for elected office. Of the 11 trainees who ran, four won their elections, bringing more low-income women and people of color into the halls of power. Today, with our continued support, Michigan United is replicating its program in other states.