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Bill Introduced in Congress to Ban Shackling and Solitary Confinement of Pregnant Women Bill Introduced in Congress to Ban Shackling and Solitary Confinement of Pregnant Women

Bill Introduced in Congress to Ban Shackling and Solitary Confinement of Pregnant Women

Bill Introduced in Congress to Ban Shackling and Solitary Confinement of Pregnant Women Because that’s a thing that happens in the United States. C.J. Ciaramella|Jul. 11, 2017 5:30 pm Two Democratic senators, Cory Booker of... Read more
VAN JONES ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy VAN JONES ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy

VAN JONES ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy

ACTION, CONNECTION, AND EDUCATION  June 12, 2017 - Van Jones & Roc Nation are proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership and nationwide event tour: WE RISE Tour powered by #LoveArmy. WE RISE will bring an array of artists, athletes,... Read more
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
 

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