With a new President in office and the balance of power in Congress shifted, many advocates and activists hope that bold action will be taken to shrink the criminal legal system and invest in communities to end the gun violence epidemic—which both disproportionately impact young people, especially young people of color.

To discuss what it will take to solve these public health crises and address the harms that these systems have had on individuals and communities, guest hosts Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock are joined on the Generation Progress takeover of the Leslie Marshall Show by Hassen Bashir, an advocacy associate with the team at Generation Progress, and Greg Jackson, the national advocacy director at the Community Justice Action Fund.

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