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The Year Was 1998…

As Enlace nears our 20th anniversary, we are also remembering where we came from. Sitting in a circle in bustling room in Guanajuato, MX, members and staff from 17 worker centers, unions, and social justice organizations from across the U.S. and México met for the...

Reflecting on 8 Years of Prison Divestment

Intern Merrill Liddicoat joined the Enlace team earlier this summer to research the impact of the Prison Divestment Campaign on the media landscape and in CoreCivic and GEO Group business plans. Here's what she found out. Since Enlace launched the Prison Industry...

Worst Corporation of the Year

Under the Trump administration, corporations have seized even greater power to control people’s lives. Former executives, who put profits before people, are running entire government agencies.It is more critical now to wage campaigns not just against the state and...

Wells Fargo & Chase – Dump Prisons!

We are winning! The Movement against the Prison Industry achieved incredible victories this month. New York and New Jersey State Pensions Divested! The Nashville City Council passed a divestment resolution, and the California State Teachers' Retirement System...

NYS DIVESTS FROM PRIVATE PRISON COMPANIES!!

On July 13 New York State decided to divest its nearly $10 million in pension investments from private prisons corporations, The Geo Group and CoreCivic!!This is a big and necessary step forward from New York State Comptroller DiNapoli, to divest New Yorkers pensions...

Prisons are NOT Real Estate #RevokeREIT

Yesterday Enlace and many other immigrant rights, social justice groups, and community members rallied outside the Midtown Hilton Hotel as CoreCivic, one the two largest for-profit prison industry companies in the U.S., spoke inside at the Real Estate Investment Trust...

Congratulations, 2018 DLI!

After months of gaining critical organizing skills, building deep solidarities, and growing their personal leadership, the Delfino Leadership Institute (DLI) graduated it’s 3rd cohort of worker leaders!This year’s cohort included members from the following...