Stories of Criminal Justice Reform

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This Y Combinator startup is building new, criminal justice technology solutions to sustainably reduce our prison populations. More Info about The missing data in criminal justice reform
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Bail reformers say it’s unconstitutional for a person to be imprisoned because they can’t afford bail. Do bail bonds begin punishing the poor before they’re even found guilty? More Info about Cash bail keeps poor people in jail. Here’s how we fix it
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Here are four things we can change to reduce police violence and increase accountability. More Info about Is police reform even possible?
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This former inmate is cleaning up his city and helping other ex-cons turn their lives around. More Info about Hope after prison
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50% of people released from prison return within three years. This program is changing that. More Info about For people in prison, a second chance to give back
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After his son was killed by police, Michael Bell fought for over a decade to change how we investigate police shootings. More Info about The dad changing how police shootings are investigated
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Women in prison are regaining a sense of freedom — through dance. More Info about Helping prisoners overcome trauma with dance
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Good Call NYC Fights Bad Policing With a Free Lawyer Hotline: 1-833-3-GOODCALL More Info about F*ck a false arrest: How to get out of jail free in NYC
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These formerly incarcerated individuals are fighting to give people who’ve served their time a second chance by advocating for change in one of the country’s most notorious justice systems. More Info about The formerly incarcerated fighting for criminal justice reform
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This progressive organization is on a mission to break the cycle of recidivism, using coding. Incarcerated individuals can now spend their sentences acquiring marketable skills. More Info about Learning to code in prison
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A local barber teams up with an officer to ease tensions in their community. More Info about The barber building trust between cops and his community