In an effort to break the cycle of incarceration, mayors across the country have been working to reform the criminal justice system.
Why Prison Reform Is Not Enough to Fix the U.S. Criminal Justice System
Resisting ‘Tough on Crime’: Smarter Ways to Keep American Cities Safe
Second Chance Cities: Local Efforts to Promote Re-Entry Success
All Talk, No Action: Debunking the Trump Administration’s Support for Law Enforcement
A Revolution of Values in the U.S. Criminal Justice System
One Philadelphia resident explains how Pennsylvania's clean slate policies have given him a second chance at life outside of prison.
Progressive leaders discuss how America can combat racial injustice in order to fulfill the dream of Martin Luther King Jr.
This fact sheet summarizes key research findings on the far-reaching consequences that even a minor criminal record can have on individuals, families, communities, and the economy, as well as research on policies designed to mitigate these consequences.
Federal and state funding should support and expand prison education if the United States hopes to reduce its rapidly growing prison population.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to discuss the renewed debate on gun control, among other issues.
Voter disenfranchisement laws are rooted in racism and run counter to the idea of redemption.
The Trump administration will miss the mark on the opioid epidemic if it does not reverse course on its broader agenda.
In this bonus episode, Michele and Igor sit down with social justice advocates Brittany Packnett and Rashad Robinson to address topics pertaining to race and privilege.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with former Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss Jeff Sessions' tenure at the helm of the Justice Department.
This week, Michele and Igor are joined by Hollywood producer Scott Budnick and Sen. Chris Murphy.
The United States' approach to reducing crime should focus on being smart on crime rather than tough on crime.
While the Trump administration slashes support for criminal justice reform, Congress can push the country toward smart criminal justice policies through appropriations.
Michele and Igor talk with Vanita Gupta, current president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, about the Department of Justice's recent announcements under the Trump administration.
Reforms are needed to ensure that people with criminal records have equitable access to the labor market and economic security.