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Meet New Jersey's Dignity Ambassador: Gale Muhammad Meet New Jersey's Dignity Ambassador: Gale Muhammad

Meet New Jersey's Dignity Ambassador: Gale Muhammad

My name is Gale Muhammad and I’m fighting for families that are impacted by mass incarceration because I lost precious time with my husband while he was serving a prison sentence.   Primary caretakers are often an... Read more
Sacramento Lobby Day: Invest in #ParentsNotPrisons Sacramento Lobby Day: Invest in #ParentsNotPrisons

Sacramento Lobby Day: Invest in #ParentsNotPrisons

Today, we visited Sacramento to make sure our elected leaders understand the catastrophic impacts of incarceration on children and families.  Last month, we worked with Senator Nancy Skinner to introduce groundbreaking legislation that would keep... Read more
One Step Closer: Dignity for Women in Tennessee One Step Closer: Dignity for Women in Tennessee

One Step Closer: Dignity for Women in Tennessee

Last month, the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act passed its last legislative hurdle before moving on to Governor Bill Lee’s desk. The State Senate and House both voted to enact the bill introduced in the... Read more
#cut50 supports Senator Cardin's NEW START Act #cut50 supports Senator Cardin's NEW START Act

#cut50 supports Senator Cardin's NEW START Act

"In my experience, people coming home from prison are eager to contribute to society, support their families, and strengthen their communities. We need to build more ladders to success that help them in that process."... Read more
Jessica Jackson Receives the 2019 Alexander Law Prize Jessica Jackson Receives the 2019 Alexander Law Prize

Jessica Jackson Receives the 2019 Alexander Law Prize

In March 2019, #cut50 co-founder Jessica Jackson was awarded the prestigious Katharine & George Alexander Law Prize from Santa Clara University. This honor is awarded to legal advocates who leverage their degrees to help alleviate... Read more
Lawmakers, Celebrities, Artists, and Activists Stand Together for Criminal Justice Reforms on 2019 Day of Empathy Lawmakers, Celebrities, Artists, and Activists Stand Together for Criminal Justice Reforms on 2019 Day of Empathy

Lawmakers, Celebrities, Artists, and Activists Stand Together for Criminal Justice Reforms on 2019 Day of Empathy

Participation from Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris; Governors Phil Bryant Karen Brown and Asa Hutchinson; Mayors Eric Garcetti and Keisha Lance Bottoms; Reverend Al Sharpton, Kim Kardashian West, Margaret Cho, Danny Trejo, David Arquette,... Read more
#cut50 Co-Founders Van Jones and Jessica Jackson Statement On Signing of the First Step Act into Law  #cut50 Co-Founders Van Jones and Jessica Jackson Statement On Signing of the First Step Act into Law

#cut50 Co-Founders Van Jones and Jessica Jackson Statement On Signing of the First Step Act into Law

#cut50 co-founders Van Jones and Jessica Jackson attended a ceremony at the White House during which President Trump signed the First Step Act into law. Read more
Defeat of Cotton-Kennedy Amendment a Huge Victory for Criminal Justice Reform, Sloan Says Defeat of Cotton-Kennedy Amendment a Huge Victory for Criminal Justice Reform, Sloan Says

Defeat of Cotton-Kennedy Amendment a Huge Victory for Criminal Justice Reform, Sloan Says

Statement from Jessica Jackson Sloan, National Director of #cut50: Read more
Response to The Senate Majority Leader’s Announcement of a vote on The First Step Act Response to The Senate Majority Leader’s Announcement of a vote on The First Step Act

Response to The Senate Majority Leader’s Announcement of a vote on The First Step Act

Jessica Jackson, Co-founder & National Director, #cut50 Read more
Response to Senator Tom Cotton’s false and misleading claims about the FIRST STEP Act Response to Senator Tom Cotton’s false and misleading claims about the FIRST STEP Act

Response to Senator Tom Cotton’s false and misleading claims about the FIRST STEP Act

In his latest media blitz attempting to derail a bipartisan breakthrough to improve the federal criminal justice system, U.S. Senator Tom Cotton made a series of false or misleading statements in an interview with Politico... Read more
 

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