Second Chance Pell Convening Second Chance Pell Convening event in Washington, DC, July 19, 2016
Highlights from the convening in Washington, DC of the 69 sites selected for the Second Chance Pell Pilot program, including a conversation between U.S. Secretary of Education John King and three students who have attended college in prison.
Conservatives—and Trump voters—overwhelmingly support criminal justice reform, new poll says
When asked what that personal relationship with incarceration might mean for how the Trump administration could galvanize its base to pursue criminal justice reform, Reddy referenced the opioid crisis that is crippling communities nationwide. “Trump did very well in areas where the opioid crisis has hit America the hardest. Anybody who’s followed t...
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In Recognition of National Reentry Week
Vera Institute Eleventh Annual Gala
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, justice reform leaders and supporters joined the Vera Institute of Justice for Vera’s 11th Annual Gala, Reimagine Justice. Honorees discussed approaches to criminal justice reform and the future of the movement in a very different federal climate. Samuel David Flores Murillo, a client of Vera’s recently expanded New Yo...