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In San Francisco, City Schools Are Focusing on Students With Incarcerated Parents In San Francisco, City Schools Are Focusing on Students With Incarcerated Parents

In San Francisco, City Schools Are Focusing on Students With Incarcerated Parents

This post originally appeared on TakePart.com School board officials introduced a plan on Tuesday that would provide programs, curricula, and other services to at-risk youths.  Read more
In 2015, The US Finally Agreed It's Time to End Mass Incarceration In 2015, The US Finally Agreed It's Time to End Mass Incarceration

In 2015, The US Finally Agreed It's Time to End Mass Incarceration

This article originally appeared on Vice.com When criminal justice scholars look back at the explosion in America's prison population in the late 20th and early 21st century, they may well mark 2015 as the year it... Read more
Are debtors' prisons returning? Are debtors' prisons returning?

Are debtors' prisons returning?

By Van Jones and Jessica Jackson, for CNN.com Debtors' prison is supposed to be illegal in the United States. But in too many American cities, it has made a shocking return. This week, a bipartisan... Read more
Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Launches New Campaign Calling for 'Meaningful' Criminal Justice Reform Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Launches New Campaign Calling for 'Meaningful' Criminal Justice Reform

Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Launches New Campaign Calling for 'Meaningful' Criminal Justice Reform

Grammy award-winning singer Alicia Keys Friday announced her social justice movement We Are Here is partnering with prison reform group #cut50 in a new online video campaign urging people to sign their petition calling on Congress and the White House to... Read more
Pass a justice bill as big as this moment Pass a justice bill as big as this moment

Pass a justice bill as big as this moment

(Van Jones, for CNN) After decades of failed policies, advocates and political leaders finally have swung open the door for fundamental reform in our criminal justice system. The U.S. Senate recently held a major hearing and a committee vote that... Read more
Alicia Keys laments 'heartless' justice system in reform pitch to Congress Alicia Keys laments 'heartless' justice system in reform pitch to Congress

Alicia Keys laments 'heartless' justice system in reform pitch to Congress

"We can no longer afford to be this cruel to our young," singer-songwriter tells congressional staffers at event with Senator Cory Booker and activist Van Jones. From time to time, celebrities visit Washington to join... Read more
Statement on Reps. Goodlatte, Conyers, Lee Bill Introduction Statement on Reps. Goodlatte, Conyers, Lee Bill Introduction

Statement on Reps. Goodlatte, Conyers, Lee Bill Introduction

#cut50 Hails Historic Week, U.S. House Introduces Bipartisan Reform Legislation ** See tweets from 90+ celebrities supporting #JusticeReformNow here: storify.com/cut_50/justicereformnow ** "Goodlatte's new bill and the SAFE Justice Act, which was introduced earlier this year,... Read more
Amy Schumer, Stephen Curry, Ed Norton, Russell Simmons, Shonda Rhimes, 90+ Celebs Join 130,000 Americans Demanding Criminal Justice Reform in 2015 Amy Schumer, Stephen Curry, Ed Norton, Russell Simmons, Shonda Rhimes, 90+ Celebs Join 130,000 Americans Demanding Criminal Justice Reform in 2015

Amy Schumer, Stephen Curry, Ed Norton, Russell Simmons, Shonda Rhimes, 90+ Celebs Join 130,000 Americans Demanding Criminal Justice Reform in 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2015 Contact:Alex Gudich, 415-240-2016, alex@cut50.orgMolly Haigh, 907-750-1999, molly@fitzgibbonmedia.comMichele Setteducato, 732-614-3818, michele@fitzgibbonmedia.com Amy Schumer, Stephen Curry, Ed Norton,Russell Simmons, Shonda Rhimes, 90+ Celebs Join 130,000 AmericansDemanding Criminal Justice Reform in 2015... Read more
Who’s Responsible for Mass Incarceration? Van Jones Weighs In Who’s Responsible for Mass Incarceration? Van Jones Weighs In

Who’s Responsible for Mass Incarceration? Van Jones Weighs In

Written by Chris Peak for Care2 Republicans and Democrats created the problem, but both parties have a vital role to play in today’s criminal justice reform. It could be said that Van Jones is a... Read more
Criminal Justice Reform Is Imminent. Here's Why Criminal Justice Reform Is Imminent. Here's Why

Criminal Justice Reform Is Imminent. Here's Why

Activist Van Jones explains that the fight for change may not be a battle after all. Read more
 

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