Will the American Jobs Plan Include Us?
May 4, 2021
Susan Mason is co-founder and executive director of What’s Next – Washington. Tracey Syphax is Chief Operating Officer of Phax Group Construction & De
Restoring the Right to Vote
May 3, 2019
Demand whichever presidential candidate you decide to support commits to ending felony disenfranchisement!
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.
People on Parole Should Serve on Juries
April 4, 2019
New York State undermines its commitment to civic engagement by barring people on parole and probation from participating in juries.
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.
Open Letter to New York City Correctional Officers
We are a group of formerly incarcerated individuals, and loved ones of people formerly and currently incarcerated, and we are fighting to #CLOSErikers
What You Need To Know About The First Step Act
November 20, 2018
I’m writing to to share the concerns of JustLeadershipUSA, and key national partner organizations regarding the First Step Act.
Vidal’s Corner Episode 2: Voting in New York while on Parole
August 8, 2018
JLUSA Community Organizer Vidal Guzman discusses voting on parole in New York State.
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.
Welcome to Onward
May 1, 2018
Onward is JustLeadershipUSA’s new platform for ideas, stories, and reports from the field.