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.

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people have been trained in 15 states, on how to harness power as a community to bring institutional change.