May Day Reading List
May 1, 2018
On May Day, a day about working people who we know are most powerful when they are organized, we release the first JLUSA reading list...
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Our Life Experiences Have Greater Value and Power than Anyone Else’s in Fighting for Criminal Justice Reform
April 26, 2018
When people wonder why I fight for criminal justice reform I explain that I have been both convicted of crime and a victim of crime.
When You Reach the Edges of Your Imagination, What is it that You Want for Yourself and the People that You Love?
March 20, 2018
LwC is a space where you don’t have to explain either the pain of shame and stigma or the passion for your work.
I Felt there Was a Missing Element in the Struggle of Young Black Youth, and that was Having a Mentor
March 9, 2018
LwC isn’t so much about teaching you about leadership; It’s really about how to conduct yourself as a leader.
No Two Stories are Exactly the Same, But Everyone is Coming to the Table
February 23, 2018
To say that I was blown away by my first Leading with Conviction forum would be an understatement.
If You’re Tired of the Same and You Wanna Make a Difference, it’s Time to Be the Change
February 20, 2018
I’ve lived long enough to see some cycles repeat and I’ve seen some things change that people probably thought were permanent. But things can change!
You learn how to bake mac and cheese in a microwave.
November 22, 2017
JustLeadershipUSA has trained hundreds of formerly incarcerated individuals and has empowered them to take their seats and redefine the conversation.
Nothing About Us, Without Us
April 10, 2017
Last Thursday, JustLeadershipUSA co-hosted an exciting convening at Columbia University, Leading with Conviction in the Era of Trump.