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JLUSA leader Brandon Smith on CNN’s “United Shades of America”

By JLUSA

August 9, 2022

Brandon Smith speaks about incarcerated firefighters on "United Shades of America" with W. Kamau Bell

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JLUSA leader Saad Soliman speaks about how the recession may impact formerly incarcerated BIPOC

By JLUSA

August 5, 2022

Saad Soliman speaks with PRISM about how the recession may make things worse for formerly incarcerated BIPOC.

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Pregnancy, parenthood, and prison: JLUSA leaders speak with Prism

By JLUSA

July 19, 2022

JLUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins and JLUSA leader Pamela Winn speak with Prism about abortion access in prisons and jails.

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Jayland Walker Shooting Revives Debate About How Police Interact with Black People

By JLUSA

July 7, 2022

JLUSA President & CEO DeAnna Hoskins speaks out on the murder of Jayland Walker

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Leading with Conviction 2021 fellow Ashley Goldon explains why Michigan’s new “Clean Slate” law falls short

By JLUSA

June 2, 2022

#LwC2021 fellow Ashley Goldon speaks with Crain's Detroit Business.

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DeAnna Hoskins at PBS NewsHour: What Reentry 2030 Is About

By DeAnna Hoskins

May 20, 2022

Reentry 2030 is a collaboration among JLUSA, the Council of State Governments Justice Center, the Correctional Leaders Association.

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Overturning Roe v. Wade: JLUSA Leaders Speak Out on the Impact on Incarcerated Women

By JLUSA

May 16, 2022

#LwC2015 fellow Lauren Johnson joined JLUSA President & CEO DeAnna Hoskins to speak with VICE news about the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade.

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Leading with Conviction 2022 fellow Keeda Haynes explains why we must demand the U.S. Senate pass the MORE Act now

May 4, 2022

Leading with Conviction 2022 fellow Keeda Haynes went on MSNBC last month to talk about the importance of the MORE Act.