While the CARES Act includes some provisions that help youth and young adults, future coronavirus response legislation must directly address the issues important to young people.
In honor of women's history month, Isabel Coronado, Policy Entrepreneur at Next100 shares with us how she is making history.
The Alabama Justice Initiative is a policy and advocacy organization working to end mass incarceration while advocating for social and racial justice through partnerships with other grassroots and human rights groups working on these issues.
I am the founder of Raw Uncut Woman. Our organization is based in Detroit, MI in the heart of the city. My role is to facilitate focus groups and collaborate with other local non-profits to provide resources for women, such as peer support from women with similar backgrounds and lived experience.
This report offers practical programmatic solutions that support second chances for young people and raise policy and systems considerations to address equity, collateral consequences, and opportunity.
On October 18, CLASP joined several partners in co-hosting a Capitol Hill briefing entitled “Our Ground, Our Voices, Policy Priorities for Young Women of Color” aimed at policymakers, legislative staffers, and allies.
During Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM) in October, advocates raise awareness and inspire action on behalf of young people impacted by the criminal justice system. This year, the YJAM challenge is to A.C.T. (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to end racism.
Angela Hanks was quoted about fair wages for inmate firefighters.
In the wake of federal legislation passed in 1996, people with drug-related felony convictions were banned from SNAP and TANF. Fortunately, continuing a national trend, two more states have lifted these restrictions this year.
Kisha Bird was interviewed on a radio show segment about the the school to prison pipeline and the struggles for justice and equality for the young people in their communities.