New York, It’s Time to #CLOSErikers

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For the last 87 years, Rikers Island has held our family members, friends, and neighbors in cages and—far too often—tortured them in unspeakable ways. Rikers Island stands in complete opposition to New Yorkers’ values.  Rikers is an isolated island in
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The Leslie Marshall Show: Parole Reform and Nipsey Hussle

Generation Progress discusses parole reform and deceased rapper and entrepreneur, Nipsey Hussle. Hussle was also a former gang member who turned his life around and was reinvesting in his community and its under-served youth population. The guests on today’s show are
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STATEMENT: Generation Progress Network Members Stop Trump Administration Criminal Justice Reform Rollback Attempt

Washington, D.C. — This week, the Trump administration’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) backpedaled a proposal that would have required federal job applicants to disclose whether they had previously participated in a diversion program. Diversion programs allow people accused of
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