As the movements to end mass incarceration and police violence gain momentum, the U.S. government must overhaul its approach to funding criminal justice reform and public safety.
As cities reevaluate the role of policing, the bipartisan Justice Reinvestment Initiative offers lessons for cities on prioritizing meaningful investments in community-driven safety.
The nationwide protests following the senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans have started to change how police are held accountable.
Postsecondary institutions must take immediate action to help address the issue of police brutality.
Bambadjan Bamba, a Dreamer and immigration activist, is also fighting to end anti-Black racism.
Lawmakers should slow down the legislative process and get more information before voting on new criminal offenses.
This resource guide serves as an update to "News You Can Use: Research Roundup for Re-Entry Advocates," providing new information and links to additional criminal justice reform resources.
Police reform in the United States cannot take root through a menu-of-options approach that fails to bring about meaningful accountability for departments and officers.
Cash bail criminalizes poverty, fuels mass incarceration, and disproportionately affects communities of color. States and localities are increasingly pursuing opportunities for reform.
On international Human Rights Day, the Trump administration’s policies are harming rights at home and abroad.
Time and time again, the Trump administration’s policies and practices have negatively affected communities of color across the United States.
To address public safety concerns in public housing developments, the city of New York is turning to the experts: residents themselves.
Universities must address stark racial inequities within university counseling centers.
In order to address centuries of collective harm to African Americans, the United States must acknowledge the impacts of slavery and make an intentional choice to rebuild itself in an equitable manner.
Most policy interventions, even those that are seemingly large or ambitious, are insufficient to close the racial wealth gap.