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Juneteenth Is Incomplete While Slavery Persists in Prisons
As we celebrate Juneteenth, a federal holiday that commemorates the…
Jun 15, 2023
Arrested While Bringing His Son Gifts—Then Deported
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) did not tell Ramon’s* family…
Jun 14, 2023
We Founded a Youth Mentoring Program While in Prison, and It’s Saving Lives
A Change Comes From Within session. The youth mentoring program Change Comes…
Jun 08, 2023
Black Drivers Were Pulled Over Less Often After a Minnesota County Changed Its Policies
Police killed Philando Castile in July 2016 after pulling him over for driving…
Jun 07, 2023
Why Are Louisiana Legislators Trying to Incarcerate More People?
Last month, Louisiana’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would…
Jun 06, 2023
In Win for Criminal Legal System Reform, New Mexico Eliminates Criminal Court Fees for Adults
In April, New Mexico passed legislation to eliminate all post-adjudication…
Jun 01, 2023
Society’s Problems Call for More Than Police
People across the United States agree that police should not be called on to…
May 18, 2023

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Children Suffer When Parents Are Imprisoned
Imprisoning parents hurts children. It increases children’s likelihood of…
May 11, 2023
New Yorkers Have Known Bail Doesn’t Work for 60 Years. Why Are We Still Debating It?
New York Governor Kathy Hochul. This spring, New York Governor Kathy Hochul…
May 04, 2023
Close New York's "Legalized Sweatshops” and End Slavery Once and For All
When children in New York’s classrooms are learning about the historic horrors…
May 01, 2023
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