In this episode of the AFROPUNK Solution Sessions, the podcast focuses on understanding the prison system and its disproportionate effect on black and brown people, ultimately continuing the legacy of slavery.
Recently, Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered was invited to John Jay College’s 2018 Smart on Crime Innovations Conference.
Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered talks with the "Dean of Radio," Dean Obeidallah on Sirius XM. They discuss how Common Justice was created, the merits of restorative justice and the importance of rethinking our traditional conceptions of criminal justice.
The United States faces two distinct but interconnected challenges: violence and mass incarceration.
This memo holds guidance for engaging strategic audiences in conversations about how to address violence and those who have been accused of or convicted of violence in the U.S.
Fostering Accountability Among Young Adults: Restorative Justice as a Developmentally Targeted Intervention
Young adults are capable of causing both relatively trivial and very serious harm. They are also, as we continue to learn, uncommonly capable of change.
Attention is increasingly being paid to the disparities young men of color face in our society, including their disproportionate involvement in the criminal justice system as those responsible for crime.
We've been talking about The VERA Institute's project to re-imagine prison this week. But to talk about reform for criminals and alternatives to incarceration also means to acknowledge the impact on victims and to consider whether imprisonment is punishment enough, or too much, and if it's the path forward to feeling safer for victims of violent crime.