Here’s Why Jails Need Better Emergency Planning
May 10, 2021
Ronald Simpson-Bey is Director of Outreach and Alumni Engagement at JustLeadershipUSA
Let’s Celebrate! #CLOSEthecreek First Anniversary Playlist, Movement Music, Volume 1
April 23, 2019
From Monday April 22 through Friday April 26, the #CLOSEthecreek campaign is celebrating and bringing community together!
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.
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.
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.
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.
A New Normal in Philadelphia: A Dispatch from the Field
July 11, 2018
Reuben Jones charts the enormous progress of the #CLOSEthecreek campaign.
#CLOSEmsdf: A Dispatch from the Field
June 26, 2018
The #CLOSEmsdf Campaign is going strong, and we’ve only just begun.
Vidal’s Corner Episode 1: Ending the Gang Database in New York City
May 24, 2018
Vidal Guzman breaks down why the NYPD gang database must end
The Sleeping Giant
May 22, 2018
JLUSA Fair Hiring Project Coordinator Megan French-Marcelin sits down with Norris Henderson, founder and Executive director of VOTE.
A Struggle to Survive: Motherhood Post-Incarceration
May 15, 2018
Like so many mothers I spent this past Sunday—Mother’s Day—with my children. But for me it’s a day that’s more about my children than it is about me.
Bill of Rights for Criminalized Workers: The New Standard of Economic Justice
May 10, 2018
Over 70 million people in the United States have a criminal record. For people living with a record...