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    Common Justice Testimony Women and Gender Equity Hearing on Survivor Access to Services

    My name is Jessica Persaud and I am the Director of Policy at Common Justice. I am speaking today to urge the City Council to pass Resolution T2022-0153 calling on the New York State...

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    SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE NEED EXPANDED PATHS TO HEALING

    Surviving violence can upend a person’s life.

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    How a Federal Fund For Crime Victims Discriminates Against Black and Brown Survivors

    In the aftermath of a crime, victims and their families often turn to victim compensation funds, which provide financial compensation for victims to cover costs like hospital bills or...

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    Solutions To Violence: Creating Safety without Prisons or Policing

    Common Justice is proud to announce the release of our most recent and groundbreaking report: Solutions to Violence: Creating Safety Without Prisons or Policing. This report profiles 18...

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    The Common Justice Podcast, Episode 1: Crimmigration

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    Discussion Guide – Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, And A Road To Repair

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    Is Prison The Answer To Violence?
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    The Marshall Project One of the myths of criminal justice reform is that you can cut the prison population in half by freeing non-violent offenders: the guy who sold a little weed to his...

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    Beyond Offender and Victim
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    Common Justice Toward a Humane, Event-Centered Language for Talking about People Involved in Crime and Violence. Common Justice uses the terms “harmed party” and “responsible party” to...

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    Beyond Innocence
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    Common Justice Toward a Framework for Serving All Survivors of Crime Our media, our culture, and even some of our statutes continually reinforce the idea that in order to be deserving of...

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    COVID-19 Release Efforts Must Include People Who Commit Violence

    COVID-19 doesn’t distinguish by charge.

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