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Voices of Justice Now: Prisons are bad for everyone.

Tweet Jeremy Bearer-Friend is a Visiting Fellow at Justice Now and a Leadership Academy Fellow with Young People for the American Way. An educator at heart, Jeremy has taught within public schools, private schools, home schools, after-school programs, museums, colleges and prisons. Prisons are bad for everyone–not just for the people in cages within them, [...]
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Voices of Justice Now: Why is the search still on for “better” punishment?

Tweet Allison Forth, former client coordinator for Justice Now, just finished her Masters in Social Work at Hunter College of Social Work. Allison hopes to help create accountable and sustainable community interventions and programs that are not a part of the criminal legal system. California is taking a fast turn down the wrong path by [...]
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Voices of Justice Now: Sterilization in the Prisons

Tweet Robin Levi, Human Rights Director at Justice Now , is a bi-racial Jewish woman and attorney who has been working to protect and promote the human rights of women worldwide, especially women of color in the United States. She tries, and usually fails, to balance this paid work with taking care of her two [...]
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Voices of Justice Now: Is This Gender Responsive?

Tweet Misty Rojo, age 32 and mother of four, believes, “you don’t pity imprisoned women; instead, you question your own knowledge and belief in the society that has failed them and the system that has victimized them.” Misty is a member of Justice Now’s Board of Directors. When the Assignment Lieutenant wanted me to do [...]
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Voices of Justice Now: New visions for reproductive and gender justice

Tweet Vanessa Huang is a queer Chinese-American organizer, writer, and artist born to immigrants from Taipei. Vanessa is the Campaign Director for Justice Now , and also organizes with Transforming Justice and the Bay Area chapter of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence . Our movements are at a turning point. 10 years have passed [...]
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