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End Police Stops for Minor Infractions
Sandra Bland was pulled over because a police officer said she failed to signal…
Oct 04, 2021
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This Teacher Says Incarcerated People Are “The Best Students You’ll Ever Encounter”
Thomas Anderson remembers when Coppin State University (CSU) began offering…
Sep 23, 2021
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Daniela Gilbert Knows Community Is Central to Addressing Gun Violence
Daniela Gilbert is the director of Vera’s Redefining Public Safety program.
Sep 17, 2021
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I’ve Been Targeted by Police. True Public Safety Means Ending Unnecessary Police Stops.
The first time I was picked up, I was 11 years old and in the wrong…
Sep 10, 2021
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Community Violence Interventions—Not More Police—Are the Future of Public Safety
CVI programs safely and effectively reduce violence without relying on more…
Sep 01, 2021
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High School Justice Scholars Examine Criminal Legal System and Hope to Transform It
The U.S. criminal legal system does not deliver justice. The high school…
Aug 12, 2021
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Released From Prison With No Place to Live
When Karl Fort was released from prison in July 2019, he faced the same…
Aug 06, 2021

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Keeping Incarcerated People From Their Families Is Cruel
Rashaad Porter couldn’t believe what he was seeing. There, in a prison in South…
Aug 04, 2021
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The Biden Administration Is Trying to Speed Up Deportations
President Biden has been in office for more than half a year, giving us greater…
Aug 03, 2021
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Three Advocates on the Lasting Legacy and Hopeful Future of the Criminal Justice Reform Movement
The Vera Institute of Justice recently welcomed three new members to its board…
Jul 08, 2021
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