Building a just society that values the inherent dignity of all people

What We Do

The Center provides media consulting and helps build the organizing capacity of advocacy organizations at the state, local and national levels.
CNC supports organizations, journalists and academics by conducting investigative research and producing free resources in the form of reference guides, backgrounders, and in-depth reports.

May 22, 2015Former Hazleton, Pennsylvania mayor and current U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (R, PA-11) revealed to Reuters today the he does not regret proposing an anti-immigrant housing ordinance that could cost the city up to $2.8 million in legal fees. In March 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed previous rulings by lower courts that Hazleton’s ordinance was unconstitutional. “I took an oath of office to […]
May 20, 2015In an essay on the new website Sapelo Square, anthropologist Donna Auston explores the different ways black American Muslims are affected simultaneously by anti-black racism and Islamophobia, even as few in the media and in the movement take notice. She weaves together the recent uprisings in Baltimore and the response to Pamela Geller’s “traveling circus […]