OUR MISSION

Making communities safer while reducing the number of people in our prisons and jails. 

Using evidence-based solutions and unlikely alliances, we can keep communities safe, families together, and the economy strong for all Americans.

IN THE NEWS
#UnlockGenius: These Men Have a Story to Tell.
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BUSTLE: This Millennial Activist Believes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Will Happen, Even Under Trump
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FORBES: Jessica Jackson Sloan, Key Advocate For Ending Mass Incarceration
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HUFFPOST: Trump and Sessions Could Ruin Conseratives' Plan to Fix War on Drugs
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NY DAILY NEWS: Cuomo's First Presidential Test: #RaiseTheAge in N.Y.
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CNN: Education is The Key to Redeeming Lives in Prison
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OUR VISION

We envision a criminal justice system that recognizes the humanity of the 2.2 million people currently behind bars in America and moves toward compassion and treatment rather than punishment and incarceration.

With empathy, understanding, and love we can build the political will needed to rectify the damage caused by the incarceration industry on individuals, families and our society.