The Thurgood Marshall Institute complements LDF’s traditional litigation strengths by taking a multidisciplinary approach to advocacy: TMI tools include community organizing and targeted multi-year issue campaigns.
Community organizing has always been an integral part of LDF’s approach to addressing civil rights challenges. Today, TMI organizers facilitate trainings for a range of communities to help them realize their own power and capabilities.
We support communities impacted by unconstitutional and racially discriminatory policing in several jurisdictions across the country.
people have been trained in 15 states, on how to harness power as a community to bring institutional change.