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Statement on Passage of the FIRST STEP Act Out of Committee Statement on Passage of the FIRST STEP Act Out of Committee

Statement on Passage of the FIRST STEP Act Out of Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2018CONTACT: Alex Gudich | 415-240-2016 | alex@cut50.org #cut50 Statement In Response to the Passage of the FIRST STEP Act Out of Committee Van Jones, President and Co-founder of #cut50 Read more
TIME.com - How Meek Mill Became the Face of Criminal Justice Reform TIME.com - How Meek Mill Became the Face of Criminal Justice Reform

TIME.com - How Meek Mill Became the Face of Criminal Justice Reform

Jessica Jackson Sloan, national director of #cut50 was quoted in Melissa Chan's piece on TIME.com about how Meek Mill came to symbolize and accelerate the call for criminal justice reform. “The silver lining in Meek’s... Read more
Statement on Prison Reform and Redemption Act Markup Delay Statement on Prison Reform and Redemption Act Markup Delay

Statement on Prison Reform and Redemption Act Markup Delay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2018 CONTACT: Alex Gudich | 415-240-2016 | alex@cut50.org #cut50's statement in response to Prison Reformand Redemption Act Markup Delay Jessica Jackson Sloan, National Director of #cut50 Read more
They Threw Her Baby in the Trash They Threw Her Baby in the Trash

They Threw Her Baby in the Trash

When I think about all of the heartbreaking stories we’ve heard from women across the country over the course of our Dignity campaign, I have to say: this is definitely one of the worst. Pamela... Read more
#cut50 statement in response to Trump’s Opioid Plan released today #cut50 statement in response to Trump’s Opioid Plan released today

#cut50 statement in response to Trump’s Opioid Plan released today

Jessica Jackson Sloan, National Director and Co-founder of #cut50 Despite repeated promises to address the opioid crisis, President Trump is ramping up the war on drugs rather than helping those who are struggling with addiction. While... Read more
Formerly Incarcerated People in 25 States Urge Lawmakers to Act on Justice Reform in National Formerly Incarcerated People in 25 States Urge Lawmakers to Act on Justice Reform in National

Formerly Incarcerated People in 25 States Urge Lawmakers to Act on Justice Reform in National "Day of Empathy"

  Second Annual Event Organized by #cut50 and Funded by the Justice Action Network Educates Lawmakers on Unique Problems Facing Incarcerated Women 35 Events Happening Simultaneously Across the Country; 15 of Them Focused on Women... Read more
#cut50 & Color of Change Call for Investigation into Meek Mill’s Judge #cut50 & Color of Change Call for Investigation into Meek Mill’s Judge

#cut50 & Color of Change Call for Investigation into Meek Mill’s Judge

Social Justice Organizations Call for Investigation into Meek Mill’s Judge for Omitting Property Records and Corporate Affiliations in Mandatory Financial Disclosure Philadelphia, December 6, 2017 – #cut50 and Color Of Change are today calling for... Read more
#cut50 Joins National Geographic for the World Premiere of #cut50 Joins National Geographic for the World Premiere of

#cut50 Joins National Geographic for the World Premiere of "Story of Us" with Morgan Freeman

#cut50's National Director, Jessica Jackson, was honored to share her story as part of the digital activation of NationalGeographic's world premiere of The Story of Us, which features Morgan Freeman traveling across the globe to meet resilient... Read more
The Push for Dignity for Incarcerated Women The Push for Dignity for Incarcerated Women

The Push for Dignity for Incarcerated Women

On July 11th, 2017, Senators Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren introduced the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, which seeks to reform how we treat incarcerated women. Between 1980 and 2014, the population of incarcerated women... Read more
Governor Brown Signs Justice Reforms That Blend Compassion and Evidence Governor Brown Signs Justice Reforms That Blend Compassion and Evidence

Governor Brown Signs Justice Reforms That Blend Compassion and Evidence

As reported in the Los Angeles Times: "Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed nine bills to aid young people facing charges and serving time, a victory for a statewide coalition of criminal justice groups that... Read more
 

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