I don’t think luck should have any role in whether or not people in prison have access to education.
August 31, 2019
Dirk Van Velzen graduated from the Nonprofit Management program at the University of Washington.
We’re taking criminal justice reform to a whole new level!
August 16, 2019
Kemba Smith Pradia is a graduate of Virginia Union University and was the recipient of a two year Soros Justice Postgraduate Fellowship.
From that moment on, I just knew that advocacy and policy were going to be the game-changers for me.
July 18, 2019
I am the Criminal Justice Manager of the Policy and Advocacy Division with Forward Justice which is based in my home state of North Carolina.
Mass incarceration is just the fourth generation of slavery, and collateral sanctions are just Jim Crow all over again.
July 2, 2019
I am the Director for the Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry.
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.
July 1, 2019
I am the Founder and Executive Director of ScholarCHIPS, a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, D.C.
I want to help people who have lost the ability to dream to dream again.
May 15, 2019
After a Leading with Conviction forum ... you realize you’ve just solved a problem you thought was beyond you.
Restoring the Right to Vote
May 3, 2019
Demand whichever presidential candidate you decide to support commits to ending felony disenfranchisement!
When I started to hear other women’s stories, I realized something had to change. I realized this wasn’t just me.
May 1, 2019
Leading with Conviction is awesome. There is so much content and useful information for me as a leader that I can take back.
Let’s Celebrate! #CLOSEthecreek First Anniversary Playlist, Movement Music, Volume 1
April 23, 2019
From Monday April 22 through Friday April 26, the #CLOSEthecreek campaign is celebrating and bringing community together!
To know I’ve given a voice to people who consider themselves voiceless is huge for me.
April 17, 2019
Leading with Conviction is transformational.
I Know Rikers
April 11, 2019
I have been with the campaign to #CLOSErikers since the beginning because I know that Rikers is a human rights crisis. I know it must be closed now.