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.
There’s always something to be said when you’re doing something for the community you grew up in or serving a population where you can relate directly to their experiences.
April 2, 2019
Leading with Conviction is amazing and I know the training is forever going to change my life and the life of my organization.
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.
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.