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Director, Women’s Initiative
Managing Director, Rights and Justice
Senior Policy Analyst, Criminal Justice Reform
Director, Criminal Justice Reform
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Policymakers must focus on long-term structural changes in order to reduce the negative interactions of people with mental health disabilities with police.
Jan 11, 2024
Mia Ives-Rublee, Christina Stafford
Forward-thinking state and local policymakers should continue to take action to improve the employment outcomes of 18- to 24-year-olds reentering their communities.
Jun 27, 2023
The cash bail status quo harms community safety through its effects on health, economic stability, employment, familial relationships, and housing.
Nov 3, 2022
Cash bail practices undermine the presumption of innocence in the criminal legal system and lead to racially and economically disparate outcomes.
Jul 6, 2022
Allie Preston, Rachael Eisenberg
The commercial bail industry perpetuates unjust cash bail systems and relies on egregious practices to protect its bottom line.
There is no evidence linking bail reform to the rising rates of violent crime in the United States.
Jun 23, 2022
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on actions taken by the Biden administration to center racial equity in the federal government and the policies and path forward to bend the arc of racial justice toward equity in the years ahead.
Feb 17, 2022
Students returning home from juvenile detention centers deserve support to reintegrate into their communities, especially during the pandemic.
Dec 6, 2021
Jurisdictions can take several steps to eliminate the financial barriers imposed by fines and fees, which would help system-impacted individuals clear their records and reenter society.
Nov 30, 2021
Gus Tupper, Akua Amaning, Jaboa Lake
Lawmakers should slow down the legislative process and get more information before voting on new criminal offenses.
Jul 6, 2020
Lea Hunter, Ed Chung
The power of commutations is a ready-made tool to save lives, but officials need to actually use it.
May 1, 2020
Ed Chung, Lea Hunter
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.
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