What We Do
The 8 Programmatic Activities
Democracy and is dedicated to informed civil engagement and equal voting rights for all regardless of race, gender, disability, youth, ethnicity, ESL, and income. TJC will use the Voting Rights Map of Shame, developed by its President in 2011, to inform the public of threats to our democracy, how to protect their voting rights and steps to take to ensure their ability to cast a ballot and have it counted. Advancing electoral reforms will also be a component of this work. Seeking the restoration of voting rights for ex-felons will also be a part of the voting rights program.
Voting Rights Project
Policing Reform ProjectPolicing Reform Project through the leadership of its President, TJC will continue to co-convene with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Civil Rights Coalition for Policing Reform. The Coalition seeks to end police misconduct and killings by reducing racial bias, racial profiling, racial targeting, militarization and other inappropriate policing tactics and increasing police accountability through promoting body worn cameras, dash cams, community control and other reforms. This programming will includes communications, production of toolkits, twitter town halls, op-eds, interactions with state and federal officials, sponsoring of fora, and testimony upon request.
Race & Sports Equity Project
Race & Sports Equity Project will be a program designed to address the disparities in the Sports Industry based on Race and/or Gender. Interacting with the various sports leagues and players associations to promote equity programs for people of color and women will be an integral part of this programming. TJC will sponsor panels and programs to educate the public about the structural issues confronting the quest for equity in the Sports.