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“This Is Your Brain on Racism”: Reflections on the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986

By: gabriel sayegh via This week marks the 35th anniversary of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986, which Congress passed four months after the death of University of Maryland star forward Len Bias. The Boston Celtics had just drafted him, and it was widely reported that he died from using crack. That was wrong: Bias […]

connecticut update – october 28, 2021

In this issue… Protecting Young People in Connecticut Connecticut Statewide Criminal Justice Reform Call Quotes of the Week Young People in Connecticut Need Community Investments Not Surveillance and Cages This month, Senate Republicans released “A Better Way to A Safer Connecticut,” a blueprint for juvenile justice that is anything but a way to a safer […]