Tenants, Interrogations, Narratives and More

Posted on July 26, 2023

Electronic Recording of Custodial Interrogations Act: Every year, innocent people are jailed because of false confessions. Every state and locality with a police force can help protect the innocent and convict the guilty by mandating electronic recording of custodial interrogations. In fact, then-State Senator Barack Obama sponsored the first such state law in 2003.

Reject the anti-teacher narratives: If you listen to the advocates for decreased rights for teachers and increased standardized testing, you’ll hear a series of narratives that underlie all their arguments. But these narratives are false, as explained in the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

TED Talks Daily: The nonprofit behind TED Talks offers a daily podcast which highlights ideas from some of the nation’s most prominent thinkers and doers.

States and cities adopt “good cause” requirements to block wrongful evictions: Five states (CA, NH, NJ, OR, WA) and more than 20 cities (including Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, DC) have enacted some form of protections which require landlords to show a just cause for removing tenants, according to a report in Governing.

The Campaign Workshop Blog: There are many articles about improving advocacy on The Campaign Workshop Blog, including email strategy, advocacy videos, media buying, advocacy marketing and engagement, volunteer recruitment and much more.

Earn media coverage: This is another chapter from our PLI advocacy book, Preparing to Win. It’s commonsense advice about how to pitch your news stories.