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A Black Mother’s Worst Fears

A Black Mother’s Worst Fears

By Attorney Dawn Blagrove, CJPC Executive Director Most Mothers never stop wanting to protect their children from harm. For mothers of Black sons, two of the most dreaded harms are getting sent to prison and dying. With today's plague of mass incarceration across the...

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Announcing Our 2019 Poetic Justice Event

Announcing Our 2019 Poetic Justice Event

On July 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Durham Friends Meeting located at 404 Alexander Avenue in Durham, the Carolina Justice Policy Center will host their Second Annual Poetic Justice storytelling event. In this powerful event, criminal justice advocates will collaborate...

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CJPC Executive Director Dawn Blagrove Receives 2019 Emerald Award

CJPC Executive Director Dawn Blagrove Receives 2019 Emerald Award

This April, the Raleigh Chapter of the Links, Incorporated honored CJPC Executive Director Dawn Blagrove with an Emerald Award at their 70th Anniversary Gala. The Emerald Award is an annual recognition program honoring women who have made significant contributions to the community. Blagrove was recognized for her commitment and advocacy for justice-involved people across North Carolina.

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