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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Justice Project Teams up with Heroes in Recovery for International Essay Competition

The Justice Project Teams up with Heroes in Recovery for International Essay Competition

Heroes in Recovery and The Justice Project Announce International Essay Competition $2,000 Prize Purse for the Top Essays that Illuminate the Injustice of Addiction in Society April 29, 2015 (Nashville, TN) – Heroes in Recovery, a movement seeking to break stigmas associated with addiction and mental health issues, is teaming up with The Justice Project, a non-profit organization working to improve injustice in a number of arenas, to offer a…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | CASA Nebraska State Conference

CASA Nebraska State Conference

I was deeply moved this past week to present the Keynote address to a statewide audience of CASA NEBRASKA volunteers. The title of presentation was: OF ALL THE THINGS YOU CAN MAKE IN LIFE, WHY NOT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. The audience were CASA volunteers who volunteer to open their hearts, and give of their time and as a result make a real difference just as surely as societal indifference scars us all. There…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Justice at the Rotary

Justice at the Rotary

Our Executive Director Noah benShea recently stopped by the Carpinteria Rotary Club to give a talk on The Justice Project and the powerful experiences we are having working with foster kids. Check out some of the press coverage below:

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Spreading Literacy in Washington Heights

Spreading Literacy to Washington Heights

We recently had the opportunity to give A Book of my Own books to some deserving kids in Washington Heights and Inwood New York. What we received in our inbox touched our hearts… “Thank you so much for the generous donation of books from the Justice Project for the children and families of the Y’s family literacy programs. All of the books have been distributed and over 50 children who participate…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Disturbing Link Between Foster Children and Sex Trafficking

The Disturbing Link Between Foster Children and Sex Trafficking

“As Executive Director of The Justice Project I am often asked why we focus so much of our resources and energy on the plight of Foster Children. After you read this, I believe you will understand how vital this focus is and how great the need.” – Noah benShea Stopping the Foster Care to Child Trafficking Pipeline By Malika Saada Saar Become a fan Director, Rights4Girls; Special Counsel on Human Rights…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Anti-Semitism is once again on the march in Europe

Anti-Semitism is once again on the march in Europe

    By Richard Cohen Opinion writer February 2 The title of my recently published book is “Israel: Is It Good for the Jews?” When I started writing it, I did not know how I was going to answer that question. The more I delved into the subject, the more I read and did research, the more I concluded that the answer is yes. The recent events in Paris make…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Climate Justice: A Fight for Equal Opportunity

Climate Justice: A Fight for Equal Opportunity

By Gina McCarthy and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. (Cross-posted from EPAConnect) Fifty years ago, Americans facing racial injustice marched the 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to protest discriminatory voting laws.  It was a watershed moment in the Civil Rights Movement, influencing the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and forever redefining and improving our cherished values of freedom and fairness.  February marks Black History Month—a time to reflect…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Je Suis La Justice Pour Tous

Je Suis La Justice Pour Tous

Je Suis Attentionee Je Suis Charlie Je Suis Muslim Je Suis Juif Je Suis Chretien Je Suis La Justice Pour Tous I Am Caring I Am Charlie I Am Muslim I Am Jewish I Am Christian I Am Justice For All Noah benShea Executive Director

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | CASA Giving

CASA Giving

There are many people for which this holiday season will be full of family, fireplaces, warm hugs and overflow of gifts. But many are not so fortunate. When we started to think of how we could make a difference this holiday season our minds turned to the kids at CASA, where many kids are being shuttled from place to place with no real house to call home.   So this…

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