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Jessica Jackson on Fox 5 DC talking #cut50 & her personal story Jessica Jackson on Fox 5 DC talking #cut50 & her personal story

Jessica Jackson on Fox 5 DC talking #cut50 & her personal story

 Jessica Jackson joins Fox 5 DC to talk about her personal story and share how #cut50 is building bipartisan consensus for criminal justice reform. Read more
Statement in Response to the Appointment of Sheriff David Clarke to Assistant Secretary at DHS Statement in Response to the Appointment of Sheriff David Clarke to Assistant Secretary at DHS

Statement in Response to the Appointment of Sheriff David Clarke to Assistant Secretary at DHS

From: Jessica Jackson Sloan, National Director of #cut50 and Mayor of Mill Valley, CA In response to: The appointment of Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke to serve as Assistant Secretary to Department of Homeland Security’s Office... Read more
#DrugCourtMonth: Join us on Facebook Live - Wednesday, May 10 -10:30AM PST/1:30PM EST #DrugCourtMonth: Join us on Facebook Live - Wednesday, May 10 -10:30AM PST/1:30PM EST

#DrugCourtMonth: Join us on Facebook Live - Wednesday, May 10 -10:30AM PST/1:30PM EST

Join us Wednesday at 10:30 PST/1:30 PM EST for a Facebook Live conversation with Melissa Fitzgerald of National Association of Drug Court Professionals (you may have seen her on The West Wing) as we discuss the... Read more
#UnlockGenius: These Men Have a Story to Tell. #UnlockGenius: These Men Have a Story to Tell.

#UnlockGenius: These Men Have a Story to Tell.

Our prisons house incredible talent and genius: mentors, artists, writers, and storytellers. We are honored to work with some of these brilliant men to share their stories of transformation, self-accountability, and healing from behind bars in... Read more
BUSTLE: This Millennial Activist Believes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Will Happen, Even Under Trump BUSTLE: This Millennial Activist Believes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Will Happen, Even Under Trump

BUSTLE: This Millennial Activist Believes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Will Happen, Even Under Trump

A few years ago, it looked like the Republican party was starting to change its tune on criminal justice. After groups like Black Lives Matter brought the issue of policing into the mainstream, and the Obama... Read more
FORBES: Jessica Jackson Sloan, Key Advocate For Ending Mass Incarceration FORBES: Jessica Jackson Sloan, Key Advocate For Ending Mass Incarceration

FORBES: Jessica Jackson Sloan, Key Advocate For Ending Mass Incarceration

Jessica Jackson Sloan’s professional journey has been driven by a mixture of passion and necessity. She was a housewife in Georgia and mother to a baby daughter, when her husband at the time was sentenced... Read more
HUFFPOST: Trump and Sessions Could Ruin Conseratives' Plan to Fix War on Drugs HUFFPOST: Trump and Sessions Could Ruin Conseratives' Plan to Fix War on Drugs

HUFFPOST: Trump and Sessions Could Ruin Conseratives' Plan to Fix War on Drugs

WASHINGTON ― For years, conservatives like Charles Koch and Newt Gingrich have joined progressives in urging Congress to reform inflexible sentencing laws that mandate lengthy prison terms for particular crimes. Critics say these laws, a relic of the failed war on the drugs, are unnecessary, costly... Read more
NY DAILY NEWS: Cuomo's First Presidential Test: #RaiseTheAge in N.Y. NY DAILY NEWS: Cuomo's First Presidential Test: #RaiseTheAge in N.Y.

NY DAILY NEWS: Cuomo's First Presidential Test: #RaiseTheAge in N.Y.

Published in The New York Daily News When bipartisan legislation in North Carolina passes, New York could be left as the last state in the nation where 16- and 17-year-olds are tried as adults in... Read more
CNN: Education is The Key to Redeeming Lives in Prison CNN: Education is The Key to Redeeming Lives in Prison

CNN: Education is The Key to Redeeming Lives in Prison

By Van Jones and Gerard Robinson Friday, March 31, 2017 Every year, more than 650,000 men and women leave prison and return home to communities across America. They are often released with little more than some spare change, a... Read more
US NEWS: Conservative States Are Giving Juveniles A Second Chance after Prison US NEWS: Conservative States Are Giving Juveniles A Second Chance after Prison

US NEWS: Conservative States Are Giving Juveniles A Second Chance after Prison

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/civil-wars/articles/2017-03-30/conservative-states-are-giving-juveniles-a-second-chance-after-prison By Jody Kent Lavy and Jessica Jackson Sloan March 30, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Last week, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law SB 294, or the Fair Sentencing of Minors Act, making Arkansas the 18th state to... Read more
 

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