Julian Castro just effectively ended his bid for President. Usually adept at navigating these debates and using his time to his advantage, tonight he looked petty, puerile and, well, like a jerk.
The Dream Corps"We are now in an era where every major Democratic candidate for the presidency is competing for the boldest plans to fix a failing criminal justice system that tears apart too many families and destroys too many lives." @VanJones68
Inspired by FDR's legendary public programs and projects in the 1930s intended to lift America out of the Great Depression, a "Green New Deal" could reduce climate pollution while uplifting struggling families, say Michelle Romero and Van Jones.
The following is a post from #cut50 Empathy Ambassador Tray Johns and their experience as a formerly incarcerated male identifying women. After serving nearly nine years behind bars, Tray has spent the past few years running their own non-profit,...
The Dream CorpsIf you read just one thing this #PrideMonth make it this.
“For me, my identity means that I can speak out openly as a formerly incarcerated gay black advocate despite the layers of oppression in my life that stem from race, gender and sexuality.” thedreamcorps.org/everyone_deser… #Pride
Jessica Jackson, the national director and co-founder of #cut50, and Topeka Sam, the director of #cut50's Dignity for Incarcerated Women Campaign, spoke to ESSENCE about the importance of giving space to the women who have survived the system.
The Dream CorpsThank you @Essence for this profile of the @cut_50 #Dignity campaign and for helping to amplify the voices of our Dignity Ambassadors, the directly impacted people who are leading the charge for change
In this exclusive bipartisan collection from the Brennan Center, candidates, lawmakers, and activists offer bold ideas on criminal justice reform.
The Dream Corps“If the federal government and every state adopted two simple policies — ending the use of prison for lower-level crimes and shortening sentences for others — we could reduce the number of people in prison by more than 40 percent.” @VanJones68
A new study examines how cities from San Francisco to Baltimore are making the environment safer for residents of color.
The Dream Corps“As report after report confirms that communities of color suffer disproportionately more from toxic air and other environmental hazards, a study released earlier this year examines the policies cities can adopt to save lives.”
CNN commentator Van Jones spoke about his docuseries on the criminal justice system and the need for reform in an event at the NYU School of Law Tishman Auditorium on Monday.
Jones is the co-founder of Cut50, an organization that aims to cut the...
The Dream Corps“...We can have different politics in our head, but we should have the same politics of the heart. We should care about each other.” @VanJones68 #RedemptionProject
Join #cut50 and our partners in our national day of action to generate empathy on a massive scale for millions of Americans impacted by the criminal justice system.
The Dream CorpsTogether, we can create empathy on a massive scale for millions of Americans behind bars and their loved ones by bringing impacted people and their families together with elected officials. On March 5th, we’ll do just that. Join us for #cut50 #dayofempathy
Criminal justice reform has emerged as the one issue that continues to bring leaders in both parties together. Let’s make sure we keep it that way.
The Dream Corps“Criminal justice reform has emerged as the one issue that continues to bring leaders in both parties together. Let’s make sure we keep it that way.” @JessyMichele National Director of @cut_50 in @thehill #cjreform #FirstStepAct
Louis Reid served almost 14 years and now wants the First STEP ACT to free thousands of others as part of a criminal justice reform bill.
The Dream Corps“We are not our lowest moments, our worst mistakes or our biggest regrets,” Reed tells theGrio. “We are human. We grow. We change. And we deserve the dexterity in order to be able to recalibrate and function.” @LouislReed #firststepact #cut50