“We have to put a human face on the statistics - to build empathy, and understanding. We can move from fear to hope, redemption and forgiveness. -Van Jones
Meaningful criminal justice reform will require legislative change – but in order to get to that moment, we need narrative change.
#cut50 works to build an inclusive movement that recognizes the humanity of individuals impacted by crime and incarceration. With empathy and understanding, we reinforce the need for compassionate treatment of impacted communities and work to building, we reinforce the need for compassionate treatment of impacted communities and work to build political will to reduce incarceration and increase public safety.