Dismantling Structural Racism and Mass Incarceration Across North Carolina

Through community education, narrative shift, and mobilization, Emancipate NC supports North Carolina’s people as they free themselves from mass incarceration and structural racism.

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Refund Raleigh!

Refund Raleigh!

Photo Depicts Summer Intern Jasmin Benas and Executive Director Dawn Blagrove at the Refund Raleigh event. Report on Refund Raleigh event by Intern...

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Stop Arresting Us

Stop Arresting Us

Photo depicts Kristie Puckett-Williams and Kerwin Pittman in handcuffs, but undaunted, in Elizabeth City, NC, after being arrested in the course of...

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Free Lester Kearney

Free Lester Kearney

Photo depicts Emancipate NC Advocate Cierra Cobb speaking to WRAL after Mr. Kearney's bond hearing in Warrenton, NC on May 20, 2021. A criminal...

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Through community education and mobilization, we work to dismantle structural racism and mass incarceration in North Carolina. We are also home to the Freedom Fighter Bond Fund that provides bond money and legal defense costs for activists facing arrest and legal jeopardy for causes related to racial, social, gender, economic, and environmental injustice. Your gift today helps us fight for a better, more equitable tomorrow.