Prison to Promise podcast amplifies the voices of formerly incarcerated individuals
May 18, 2023
Craig Waleed is on a mission to show others that successful reentry to society is possible through his weekly podcast, Prison to Promise.
“The Truth About Crime” Airs This Week on Scripps News
May 17, 2023
JLUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins and Leading with Conviction 2019 graduate Eric Weaver interviewed for Scripps News
JustUS Coordinating Council called “spearhead for the criminal justice reform movement”
May 11, 2023
Chris Stevens, founder of A More Just America, writes [The JCC is] “working to create … a defined spearhead for the criminal justice reform movement.”
His Name Is George Floyd book wins Pulitzer Prize — read an excerpt
May 10, 2023
The book written by two Washington Post reporters won a Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction. Read a free excerpt.
DeAnna Hoskins on the FDA’s proposed federal criminal ban on menthol products
May 9, 2023
Menthol and flavored tobacco are the tobacco products predominantly preferred by people of color, with over 80 percent of Black smokers using menthol.
JLUSA leaders and alumni join the JustUS Coordinating Council launch in Washington, D.C.
2023 Leading with Conviction cohort members joined JLUSA alumni for the JCC launch weekend and forum two of this year's program.
John Legend is one of 113 million American adults who has had a family member incarcerated
May 6, 2023
John Legend speaks with NPR about the new documentary short film HOME/FREE on the challenges to finding work after a period of incarceration.
DeAnna Hoskins interviewed on Roland Martin Unfiltered
May 3, 2023
On April 28, JLUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins appeared on Roland Martin Unfiltered to speak about the launch of the JustUS Coordinating Council.
Formerly Incarcerated Leaders Are No Longer Demanding a Seat at the Table, We Are Building Our Own
April 29, 2023
The JustUS Coordinating Council is officially being launched today, during “Second Chance Month,” with two historic gatherings in Washington, D.C.
Missouri becomes first state to join Reentry 2030
April 26, 2023
Missouri has become the first state to join Reentry 2030, a national effort focused on improving people’s chances of success upon reentry to society.
Rep. Tarra Simmons casts critical vote on Washington drug possession statute
JLUSA leader Rep. Tarra Simmons cast a critical vote Sunday in the state of Washington.