Tickets available now for the “Kemba” movie at film festivals in November
October 28, 2023
Tickets are now available to watch the MPI Original and BET Original feature film Kemba at top film festivals across the country in November.
Candice Bailey talks about “the miscarriage of justice” in the Elijah McClain case
October 27, 2023
Candice Bailey (Leading with Conviction™ 2023) speaks with Colorado public radio following the split verdict in the trial of two police officers.
Mark Rice shares his personal story as a formerly incarcerated leader
October 26, 2023
JLUSA leader Mark Rice (Leading with Conviction™ 2017) tells his story on Wisconsin public radio.
JLUSA leader Tracey Syphax says five-year window into Trenton Police will not paint a complete picture
October 25, 2023
JLUSA leader Tracey Syphax speaks out on Trenton Police Department investigation
JLUSA leader Emile DeWeaver speaks out on Gavin Newsom’s prison reform in California
October 19, 2023
Emile DeWeaver (Leading with Conviction™ 2022) writes in The Appeal.
Public Service Announcement: 50 Years of Mass Incarceration in the U.S.
October 13, 2023
As 2023 marks 50 years of mass incarceration in America, The Sentencing Project has released a new Public Service Announcement, featuring Kemba Smith.
Rep. Keturah Herron on gun violence and the need for accurate information
October 12, 2023
Rep. Keturah Herron (Leading with Conviction™ 2019) writes on the need for an Office of Gun Violence Prevention in the Department of Public Health.
Alabama seeks to cut the state’s recidivism rate in half by 2030
October 11, 2023
The Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles writes about transforming reentry success through the Reentry 2030 initiative.
JLUSA leader Philip Cooper on mental health and recovery
October 10, 2023
Philip “Change Agent” Cooper (Leading with Conviction™ 2022) talks about his lived experience and work around mental health and recovery.
JLUSA leaders in Tennessee publish op-ed on felony disenfranchisement and voting rights restoration
October 4, 2023
JLUSA leaders in Tennessee, Dawn Harrington (Leading with Conviction™ 2017) and Keeda Haynes (Leading with Conviction™ 2022), write this week.
Kutcher-Kunis Character Letters Ignite Debate: Exposing America’s Vast Misunderstanding of Sentencing and Justice
October 3, 2023
The recent controversy involving Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis highlights a glaring lack of understanding of the fundamental role of leniency letters.