The Advancement Project is one of the nation's younger civil rights organizations, but for the last 15 years they have been working to to promote racial justice in the United States. The organization has used traditional strategies and innovative ideas to ensure equality for all Americans. Recently, they convened in Washington, D.C. to celebrate their 15th Anniversary with a panel discussion about the future of the fight for civil rights.

The panelists included Rev. William Barber of the North Carolina NAACP, Phillip Agnew of the Dream Defenders as well as Penda Hair and Judith Browne-Dianis, Co-Directors of the Advancement Project.

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