JustUs Speaks Podcast

The JustUs Speaks Podcast, presented by JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA), amplifies the voices of formerly incarcerated individuals in the U.S. Hosted by JLUSA Senior Movement and Capacity Building Specialists Lester Young and Hakim Crampton, the JustUs Speaks Podcast features interviews with directly impacted people sharing their experience with the criminal justice system, and life upon reentering society.

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Episodes

February 19, 2024
By JLUSA

She was facing 48 years, and miraculously only served three years behind bars. She now serves as a triple state commissioner in Colorado.
February 12, 2024
By JLUSA

He’s gone from working in D.C., on drug policy, to now as director of communications for the nation’s largest reentry employment provider.
February 5, 2024
By JLUSA

She’s set her sights on building a network of “safe houses” for women across Arkansas. Ruby Welch (LwC 2023) joins the JustUs Speaks Podcast!
January 29, 2024
By JLUSA

He’s been recognized as a grassroots leader in the Louisville, Kentucky, community, and he’s making a huge impact statewide.
May 23, 2023
By JLUSA

These special episodes of the JustUs Speaks Podcast are taken from a livestream event that was recorded in February for Black History Month.
April 4, 2023
By JLUSA

Daniel Bullman on education as a deterrent for recidivism and the power of pro-social connections
March 28, 2023
By JLUSA

Philip Cooper on being a “Change Agent” and how prison saved his life
March 22, 2023
By JLUSA

Kim Woodson: A Global Vision for Providing Reentry Services for Formerly Incarcerated People
March 16, 2023
By JLUSA

Edwin Fuller on helping other justice-impacted individuals in Ohio find dignity and hope
March 6, 2023
By JLUSA

Anger used to be her driving force. Today she is motivated by love to tear down the criminal legal system and rebuild something just in its place.
February 27, 2023
By JLUSA

As a kid, he enjoyed playing in the dirt. Today he helps give people in 10 California prisons the experience of gardening.
February 22, 2023
By JLUSA

She is fighting for her fellow women and girls, both inside prisons and after re-entry.