Teens create public service announcement warning of dangers of carjacking

Jack a Car, Jack Up Your Life is a carjacking prevention campaign created by teens, for teens. We want our friends to think and talk about what can happen if you jack a car or ride along. We know our friends are "...trying to have fun... but you may end up killing someone in your car." --Nevaeh, 14, was incarcerated for 4 months for carjacking. Listen to what she has to say here. And if you have a friend that needs to hear it, then share it! 

From Prison To The Workforce

No one knows for sure how many Americans have been convicted of a crime. But the number is in the millions, making the formerly incarcerated a significant portion of the population. Once these men and women have served their time, they find their troubles aren't over. It's exceptionally hard for former convicts to get a job, which is bad news for those individuals, for society and for the economy.

There’s overwhelming evidence that the criminal-justice system is racist. Here’s the proof.

Of particular concern to some on the right is the term “systemic racism,” often wrongly interpreted as an accusation that everyone in the system is racist. In fact, systemic racism means almost the opposite. It means that we have systems and institutions that produce racially disparate outcomes, regardless of the intentions of the people who work within them.

Legislators Introduce ‘Beyond the Box for Higher Education Act’

U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced on Sept. 13, 2018, the Beyond the Box for Higher Education Act, new legislation that would encourage colleges and universities to remove criminal and juvenile justice questions from their admissions applications and give more Americans a chance to earn a higher education.