I Know Rikers
April 11, 2019
I have been with the campaign to #CLOSErikers since the beginning because I know that Rikers is a human rights crisis. I know it must be closed now.
Trump Plans New Barriers for Job Seekers with Records
We need your voice to call on the Trump administration to end a dangerous rule change before it begins.
Until We Are All Free…
April 4, 2019
This week, after years of unwavering and uncompromising advocacy, directly impacted communities won three historic victories in New York State.
People on Parole Should Serve on Juries
New York State undermines its commitment to civic engagement by barring people on parole and probation from participating in juries.
Demand Your Rights
March 19, 2019
Over 70,000,000people in the United States have a criminal record. They face an estimated 45,000 barriers and exclusions.
I want to leverage technology to end mass incarceration.
March 18, 2019
When I was only fifteen years old, I was sentenced to eight years in prison and sent to a maximum security facility hours away from my home.
ONWARD ALERT: Trump Takes Aim at SNAP
March 12, 2019
Formerly incarcerated people are organizing to stop dangerous cuts from essential food stamps
A Leap Forward in L.A.
March 6, 2019
JusticeLA secured a vote to replace a men's jail with mental health facilities and stop plans for the construction of a women's jail in the city.
We are people who were caught up in the system and made it out, and now we get to be the voice for other people.
I can’t talk about Leading with Conviction without crying because I’m just so grateful to be a part of this cohort.
A Call for People-First Language
January 15, 2019
Since the founding of the United States, language has been central to dehumanizing Black and brown people to justify violence and injustice.
Dispatch from the Field: Organizing Kids and Young People to Build Communities in NYC
January 9, 2019
I’m JustLeadershipUSA’s NYC Community Organizer, working to #CLOSErikers, build communities, and end mass incarceration.