NCJISNebraska Criminal Justice Information System
NCJISNational Campaign for Jobs and Income Support
NCJISNational Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
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The addition of a sizeable number of African American and "Anglos" along with many others came, in part, because MIWON had joined the National Campaign for Jobs & Income Support (NCJIS), an alliance of over 1,000 community organizing groups and networks in 45 states that addresses issues of poverty.
MIWON, ACORN, POWER and the other groups that make up the Los Angeles Chapter of the NCJIS held "common ground workshops" in which leaders learned about each other, dealt with stereotypes, identified common concerns, and learned to be accountable for organizational commitments.
"A new legalization policy would be one of the most important antipoverty policies we could enact," says Deepak Bhargava of NCJIS. "Since most undocumented immigrants live in families with legal immigrants or citizens, the impact would be really broad.