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April 2019 , Page 09 

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NACDL News: Text NACDL to 50457; NACDL Unveils Mobile Text Alerts to Bolster Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Ian Nawalinski

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Making an impact in criminal justice reform just got easier. Following the implementation of a new mobile advocacy platform, NACDL recently unveiled a new way to engage advocates in support of NACDL’s criminal justice reform priorities. Just text NACDL to 50457 to get started.


“NACDL is a constant and sometimes solitary voice in fighting for fair criminal justice policies. The Association seeks to balance the scales of justice in this constant struggle by expanding the role of advocates and members and by providing them with the fastest and most effective advocacy tools available,” said NACDL Director of Advocacy Monica Reid.

Not only do text alerts have a higher open rate than email alert communications — increasing the effectiveness of NACDL’s legislative alerts — but they will also allow NACDL to develop innovative grassroot campaign strategies. Utilizing this feature will help NACDL in growing its current advocate database as well as the number of people advocating for much-needed c

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