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  • Lucila Figueroa
    Lucila Figueroa
  • Nina Siulc
    Nina Siulc
January 14, 2021

It’s Time to Provide Government-Funded Lawyers to All Immigrants Facing Deportation

  • Chris Mai
    Chris Mai
December 21, 2020

People Need Relief from Court Fines and Fees—Even Beyond the Current Recession

  • Jamila Hodge
    Jamila Hodge
  • Akhi Johnson
    Akhi Johnson
    December 18, 2020

    Ending Pretextual Stops is an Important Step toward Racial Justice

    • Hayne Yoon
      Hayne Yoon
    • Elle Teshima
      Elle Teshima
      December 16, 2020

      Vera Calls on President-Elect Biden to Prioritize Immigration and Criminal Justice Policies in First 100 Days

      • Ana, una clienta de la Iniciativa SAFE
      December 15, 2020

      Mi Abogado De Inmigración Financiado Públicamente Me Dio Esperanza Cuando Sufrí Miedo Y Desesperación

      • Ana, a SAFE Initiative client
      December 15, 2020

      My Publicly Funded Immigration Lawyer Gave Me Hope When I Faced Fear and Despair

      • Nicholas Turner
        Nicholas Turner
      • Erica Bryant
        Erica Bryant
      December 03, 2020

      States Should Prioritize Incarcerated People for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

      • Insha Rahman
        Insha Rahman
      • Elle Teshima
        Elle Teshima
      November 24, 2020

      Leaders Must Act Now to Reduce COVID-19 Behind Bars

      • Brian Walsh
        Brian Walsh
      • Ruth Delaney
        Ruth Delaney
      November 20, 2020

      America is Ready to Reinstate Pell Grants for Students in Prison

      • Nicholas Turner
        Nicholas Turner
      November 19, 2020

      Government Leaders Must Meet Voters’ Demands for Justice with Meaningful Change

      • Melissa Garlick
        Melissa Garlick
      • Annie Chen
        Annie Chen
      October 29, 2020

      Series: Target 2020

      The Tipping Point for Universal Representation for Immigrants

      • Lester Young
      October 28, 2020

      I Didn’t Care about Voting until My Incarceration Showed Me How Much it Matters