ONWARD ALERT: Trump Takes Aim at SNAP
March 12, 2019
Formerly incarcerated people are organizing to stop dangerous cuts from essential food stamps
A Leap Forward in L.A.
March 6, 2019
JusticeLA secured a vote to replace a men's jail with mental health facilities and stop plans for the construction of a women's jail in the city.
We are people who were caught up in the system and made it out, and now we get to be the voice for other people.
I can’t talk about Leading with Conviction without crying because I’m just so grateful to be a part of this cohort.
A Call for People-First Language
January 15, 2019
Since the founding of the United States, language has been central to dehumanizing Black and brown people to justify violence and injustice.
Dispatch from the Field: Organizing Kids and Young People to Build Communities in NYC
January 9, 2019
I’m JustLeadershipUSA’s NYC Community Organizer, working to #CLOSErikers, build communities, and end mass incarceration.
Open Letter to New York City Correctional Officers
We are a group of formerly incarcerated individuals, and loved ones of people formerly and currently incarcerated, and we are fighting to #CLOSErikers
What You Need To Know About The First Step Act
November 20, 2018
I’m writing to to share the concerns of JustLeadershipUSA, and key national partner organizations regarding the First Step Act.
You’re Born with Either a Fight or Flight Response, And Luckily I was Born with the Fight Response. I’ve Been Fighting Since I was a Child.
November 19, 2018
The best thing I got from Leading with Conviction is I’m never alone. There’s always someone I can reach out to across the country.
What’s at the top of my agenda now is my role as the new criminal justice columnist with ‘Creators Syndicate.’
I’ve carved out an area in thought leadership, so my advocacy comes in challenging assumptions.
Everybody I Know and Loved is in a Cage and I’m Never Going to Be Okay With That
October 19, 2018
That’s what we’re trying to do--use media to shift culture.
I still feel a sense of amazement when I look at where I am today.
October 1, 2018
The Leading with Conviction training is excellent, and the coaching I received from David was pivotal...