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Dieter Cantu Named Recipient of 2022 Reebok Human Rights Award

By JLUSA

December 12, 2022

Leading with Conviction 2020 graduate Dieter Cantu has been recognized for his work around juvenile justice reform.

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The JustUs Speaks Podcast – Coming Soon!

By JLUSA

December 8, 2022

Learn more at http://www.jlusa.org/podcast

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Sen. Cory Booker joins JLUSA and directly impacted leaders to call for the BOP to better assist incarcerated people with obtaining ID documents

By JLUSA

November 29, 2022

The New Pathways Act mandates that the Bureau of Prisons take steps to obtain for formerly incarcerated citizens a Social Security card, etc.

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JLUSA leader Keturah Herron calls on Democrats to prioritize the Black community ahead of 2024

By JLUSA

November 16, 2022

Leading with Conviction 2019 graduate Keturah Herron speaks to The Hill about the 2022 midterm elections and looking ahead to the 2024 election.

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Formerly incarcerated leaders ban slavery in Tennessee

By JLUSA

November 9, 2022

JLUSA leaders Dawn Harrington and Keeda Haynes were part of the successful “Vote Yes on 3” campaign.

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Ronald Simpson-Bey discusses the harms of incarceration

By JLUSA

November 7, 2022

JLUSA Executive Vice President Ronald Simpson-Bey speaks about the harms of incarceration.

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This year, JLUSA leader Savvy Shabazz cast his vote for the first time after 20 years as a disenfranchised voter

By JLUSA

October 26, 2022

JLUSA leader Savvy Shabazz speaks about having his voting rights restored

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JLUSA leader Tony Gant receives the Harold White Inclusion Achievement Award

By JLUSA

October 24, 2022

JLUSA leader Tony Gant receives the Harold White Inclusion Achievement Award

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DeAnna Hoskins Speaks at Inaugural Aspen Justice Network Convening

By JLUSA

October 18, 2022

JLUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins spoke in September at the inaugural Aspen Justice Network Convening in Aspen, Colorado.

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Biden’s Action on Weed Convictions Is a First Step — Let’s Push for Much More

By DeAnna Hoskins

October 7, 2022

JLUSA President & CEO DeAnna Hoskins in Truthout.

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JLUSA leader Kandra Clark on #JustUS and closing Rikers Island

By JLUSA

October 4, 2022

Leading with Conviction 2018 graduate Kandra Clark speaks about decarcerating to save lives.

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“Searching for Justice: A Conversation on Race and Reentry” PBS Newshour Livestream Event

By JLUSA

September 30, 2022

Join JLUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins online for a special livestream event hosted by PBS Newshour at Morehouse College in Atlanta.