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COFI Promotes Prevention and Progress, Not Punishment and Prison

On a Chicago Tonight special edition, Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI) parent leaders, their children, and Board member and Fenger High School Culture and Climate Specialist Robert Spicer, discussed the success of Peace Centers and restorative justice in empowering youth to...

In-State Tuition Victory in Colorado!

Supported by two Public Interest Projects funds – Communities for Public Education Reform (CPER) and the Four Freedoms Fund (FFF), Colorado activists are celebrating the recent passage of the Colorado ASSET bill, which grants qualified undocumented students in-state tuition, expanding access...

You're Invited, NYC! Voices from Laos at the United Nations

You're Invited, NYC! Public Interest Projects is pleased to serve as the fiscal sponsor for Legacies of War. Please join Legacies of War on Wednesday, April 3 from 6:00 - 8:30pm at the MANHATTAN PENTHOUSE in NEW YORK CITY (80 Fifth Ave) and Thursday, April 4th from 1:15 - 2:30pm at the...

Award-Winning Journalism Fiscally Sponsored by Public Interest Projects

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism announced that InsideClimate News reporters Elizabeth McGowan, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer were awarded an honorable mention for “The Dilbit Disaster: Inside the Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of” in the 2012 John B. Oakes...

Denver Youth Lead Police and Schools to Sign Historic Agreement

DPD Chief White and DPS Superintendent Boasberg Signing the Intergovernmental Agreement Padres y Jóvenes Unidos (PJU) youth leaders – supported by two Public Interest Projects collaborative funds, the Just and Fair...