Ed and Daniella chat with Ari Melber—host of MSNBC's "The Beat With Ari Melber"—to discuss the increasingly strained relationship between Congress and the Trump administration, as well as the debate around criminal justice reform.
The 1994 Crime Bill Continues to Undercut Justice Reform—Here’s How to Stop It
Using Marijuana Revenue to Create Jobs
A Community of Recovery
Congress Must Reauthorize, Expand, and Improve VAWA in 2019
Live From SXSW: What Should We Expect From the Police?
In the weeks ahead, local jurisdictions that currently collaborate with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws must make a choice: protect their immigrant residents or remain complicit in President Trump’s deportation agenda.
Lawmakers must dismantle the crime bill’s harmful policies and enact solutions that reduce reliance on incarceration, prevent unnecessary criminalization, and eliminate the draconian laws keeping millions of Americans in prison.
This week, Daniella and Ed spoke with filmmaker Edward Zwick to discuss his new project, "Trial by Fire," as well as the ways in which movies and popular culture can help advance policy change.
This week, Daniella and Ed talk with Emily Bazelon, staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, and Rachel Barkow, professor at the New York University School of Law, about how to end mass incarceration through comprehensive criminal justice reform.
‘I Can Celebrate and Say I’m Free:’ How Connecticut’s Clean Slate Act Can Give People a Second Chance
A new bill introduced in Connecticut called the Clean Slate Act would make expungement for people automatic after they remain crime-free for a set period of time.
Congress has the opportunity to repeal the ban on Pell Grants and breathe fresh air into higher education programs inside of state and federal prisons.
The Center for American Progress and partners gathered to discuss bipartisan clean slate legislation—policies to automatically clear certain criminal records and give people relief from discrimination.
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Kim Foxx, the state's attorney for Cook County, Illinois, about what it means to be a progressive prosecutor.
This week, Daniella and Ed chat with Candice Jones—president and CEO of the Public Welfare Foundation—to reflect on this year's Black History Month and discuss criminal justice reform.
This week, Daniella and Ed spoke with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about how his city is moving the needle forward on issues such as infrastructure, immigration, and criminal justice.
This infographic serves as a visual representation of the FIRST STEP Act’s prison reform provisions.
In the absence of federal leadership, states must adopt policies and allocate resources to promote effective and constitutional policing.
This week, Daniella moderates a panel with Cannon Lambert, the Bland family attorney, and David Heilbroner, co-director of the documentary, “Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland,” during a live screening of the film at the Center for American Progress.
While the Center for American Progress supports the FIRST STEP Act, passing the bill in Congress will be easier than counting on the Trump administration to implement it.