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    The Only Way To Tackle Mass Incarceration Is To Address The Issue Of Those Convicted Of Violent Offenses
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    takepart Violence And Redemption, TakePart's Big Issue Vol. 11

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    Common Justice featured on AFROPUNK Solution Sessions

    In this episode of the AFROPUNK Solution Sessions, the podcast focuses on understanding the prison system and its disproportionate effect on black and brown people, ultimately continuing...

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    Why Violence Is the Missing Piece of The Criminal Justice Reform Puzzle

    This month, New Jersey Senators Cory Booker (NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (CT) introduced the REVERSE MASS INCARCERATION ACT OF 2017, designed to create incentives for states to reduce the...

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    Offender Meets Victims: A 'Survivor-Centered' Approach To Violent Crime

    Unlike with drugs or other low-level crimes, you never hear the oft-repeated phrase “we can’t incarcerate our way out of the problem” if that problem is violent crime.

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    In Bid To Build Trust, New York City Adds Victims' Allies In All Precincts

    Surviving a shooting or stabbing in a poor New York City neighborhood is often a prelude to a long battle for help.

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    New Federal Funding Will Increase Victim Services To Young Men Of Color

    New York, NY—Common Justice, a Vera Institute of Justice demonstration project, today announced that three Los Angeles-based groups—the Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches (LAM), Life After...

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    The Politics Of Healing: Closing The Gap In Services For Young Men Of Color Harmed By Violence

    Eighteen-year-old Jamel was shot in the leg during a robbery attempt while walking down a main street in Harlem after he refused to give up his $800.00 leather coat to three armed gunmen....

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    New Website Aims To Increase Victim Services For Young Men Of Color

    New York, NY—The Vera Institute of Justice today announced a first-in-kind learning collaborative for people and organizations working with young men of color who have been harmed by trauma...

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    Black Wounds Matter

    I grew up around the corner from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, in Washington, D.C., which housed the small but remarkable National Museum of Health and Medicine. The musty place hosted a...

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    NYC Dance Performance Targets Social Injustice

    NEW YORK (AP) — An emotionally charged series in New York City is exploring racial and social injustice through dance, photography and public dialogue.

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