The Sleeping Giant
May 22, 2018
JLUSA Fair Hiring Project Coordinator Megan French-Marcelin sits down with Norris Henderson, founder and Executive director of VOTE.
I am the Policy Coordinator for the Anti-Recidivism Coalition in Los Angeles.
May 17, 2018
We provide hundreds of formerly incarcerated people with mentorship, mental health services, supportive housing, access to jobs and education.
A Struggle to Survive: Motherhood Post-Incarceration
May 15, 2018
Like so many mothers I spent this past Sunday—Mother’s Day—with my children. But for me it’s a day that’s more about my children than it is about me.
Bill of Rights for Criminalized Workers: The New Standard of Economic Justice
May 10, 2018
Over 70 million people in the United States have a criminal record. For people living with a record...
Real Reform Means that I Can Tell My 8 Year Old Daughter Miracle that She Doesn’t Have to be Afraid Anymore of Walking While Black
May 3, 2018
JLUSA’s Leading with Conviction training compares to nothing I’ve ever been a part of.
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...
Welcome to Onward
Onward is JustLeadershipUSA’s new platform for ideas, stories, and reports from the field.
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.