Young People With Criminal Records Need To Be Included in Economic Recovery Efforts

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By mitigating the impacts of a criminal record on young adults and by taking action to shrink the criminal legal system, we can uplift young people who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal legal system.
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STATEMENT: Verdict in Derek Chauvin’s Trial Is Essential for Accountability, But Urgent Action Is Needed to Address Systemic Racism in Policing

Today, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the murder of George Floyd, a case in which the evidence—including video evidence—was clear and overwhelming. Today’s conviction was
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Take Action: A Criminal Record Shouldn’t Mean a Lifetime of Punishment

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Young people are overrepresented at nearly every stage of the criminal legal system. Tell your legislators to shrink the criminal legal system and give justice-involved individuals a chance to reach their full potential.
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