Protected: Newsletter: May 2020
May 14, 2020
Since our return from the holidays early this year, 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges, both to our work, but also the world as a whole.
I’ve seen what hope can do.
April 28, 2020
Ron Pierce holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Justice Studies minoring in Sociology from Rutgers University-Newark.
I am ambitious with hope!
Coral Nichols is a certified life coach and a sought after public speaker.
It’s up to us to hold those in power accountable–every day, all day.
Cedric Fulton holds a Degree in Political Science from Framingham State and A.A.S. from Bronx Community College.
I want to help out my brothers and sisters, show them the path that I took, and create new pathways for them.
I am the founding Executive Director of the Forestry and Fire Recruitment Program (FFRP).
I think Alabama is going in the right direction, and I’m excited to be playing a part in making change happen.
Betty Washington is a graduate of Troy University and Trenholm State Technical College.
I know what it’s like being inside and I know what it’s like making it through, so I knew that my purpose was to help break down the system.”
I am the Executive Director of Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB).
My pain is what pushed me into my purpose.
I come from the streets of Newark, New Jersey. Both of my parents were in and out of jails and state penitentiaries for most of my life.
I don’t know how and I don’t know when, but I’m going to get out of prison and I’m going to get my life back.
Jason Hernandez has written for and been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times, MSNBC, CNN and other major media outlets.
On the days I do my best work it’s the hope that we can build a better world–a world without so many people in cages–that motivates me.
James Gould served as Secretary of the Board of Directors for Students for a Sensible Drug Policy.
In the end, I don’t want to see any child incarcerated or in a juvenile detention center.
I was only sixteen years old when I was sentenced to ten years in a juvenile detention facility in San Antonio, Texas.