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Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair

One of Mashable's “17 books every activist should read in 2019”

In the eloquent tradition of Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy, an award-winning leader in the movement to end mass incarceration takes on the vexing problem of violent crime.


Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered featured on the podcast Decarceration Nation

Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered was featured on the podcast Decarceration Nation to talk about her new book, Until We Reckon. In the interview, Danielle discusses how our country should be radically re-imagining our broken criminal justice system and the critical role restorative justice will play in moving towards decarceration.


Michelle Alexander
and Reckoning With Violence

In the New York Times, Scholar, Activist and Professor Michelle Alexander writes about the importance of having honest conversation about facing violent crime, providing survivors support they truly need, and praises Danielle Sered's book, Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair.


Until We Reckon Press

Common Justice’s Executive Director, Danielle Sered, was recently featured on both Democracy Now and the Brian Lehrer Show discussing her new book, Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair.


Common Justice: Responding to Violence Without Incarceration

With the 2020 Democratic presidential primary heating up, we are already seeing criminal justice as one of the most controversial and important issues in progressive circles. 


Common Justice featured on AFROPUNK Solution Sessions

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. 


Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered at the Smart on Crime Innovations Conference

Recently, Common Justice’s Executive Director Danielle Sered was invited to John Jay College’s 2018 Smart on Crime Innovations Conference. 


Common Justice Executive Director Danielle Sered talks with Dean Obeidallah

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.


Accounting for Violence: How to Increase Safety and Break Our Failed Reliance on Mass Incarceration

Common Justice

The United States faces two distinct but interconnected challenges: violence and mass incarceration.