Our report investigates how DHS funding and corporations drive demand for “homeland security,” expanding militarized policing in our communities. Through our research, we found that DHS fueled a massive influx of money into surveillance and policing in our cities, under a banner of emergency response and counterterrorism—and with the support of its corporate partners like Microsoft, LexisNexis, ShotSpotter, Palantir, and Motorola Solutions.
You may have heard: The share of Americans who can not afford rent has spiked in 2022. America’s renters are fed up. On Tuesday, more than 100 tenant activists ambushed a national gathering of corporate landlords to demand that “lawmakers stop opposing tenant protections at the behest of real estate groups and developers.”
From August 8th thru August 14th, 11 cities participated in and launched a National Week of Action to #StopShotSpotter. We collected over 1,000 signatures of people around the country who support their cities canceling or rejecting a relationship with the company. Click to read more and sign the petition.
A group of more than 90 organizations letters to the Securities and Exchange Commission urging the agency to adopt stronger rules for environmental, social, and corporate governance investing
ACRE celebrates Dr. Cook’s confirmation following their extensive work to secure her nomination and confirmation.