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December 10, 2008

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Table of Contents


1) Defeating Giants On The Ballot
Carlos Valverde, Jr.
Article, Denver Urban Spectrum
December 10, 2008
Ward Connerly, the anti-affirmative action millionaire from California... was the odds-on favorite in Colorado, boasting tremendous financial resources and deceptive ballot language that gave him a huge 18 point lead in the early polls.
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2) Wrapping Things Up
Evelyn Lee
Article, New Jersey Business
December 8, 2008
A tough economic climate is having a dual impact on New Jersey’s women-owned businesses: while some women are taking the plunge and launching new businesses, others are throwing in the towel and rejoining the work force as employees, according to local entrepreneurs.
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About this Newsletter

Published by Americans for a Fair Chance, a project of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, in partnership with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc., National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium, National Women's Law Center, and the National Partnership for Women and Families.

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