Justice

Justice, Work

Providing a fresh start

by Brett Kittredge

Irrelevant regulations often make it hard for those leaving prison to find…

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Addiction. Incarceration. Redemption.

by Brett Kittredge

Julie Crutcher was an addict for seven or eight years. She spent…

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Good policy changes lives

by Brett Kittredge

Every year the legislature passes and the governor signs hundreds of bills….

Justice, Your Story

Freedom after 19 years in prison

by Joanna Holbert

“It’s like coming back to life.” That’s how Michael Moore describes his…

Justice, Your Story

Helping people find freedom

by Joanna Holbert

“We are helping people find freedom.” That’s how Tommy Wilson describes the…

Justice

The Equal Act would close crack, cocaine sentencing disparity

by Steven Randle

Mandatory minimums, three-strike rules, and expanded felony classifications created a time of…

Justice, Your Story

Family receives the news they were hoping for

by Brett Kittredge

Richard Michael Moore has received parole a week after the Mississippi Earned…

Justice, Work

Occupational licensing recognition, parole reform highlight new laws

by Brett Kittredge

New laws that will expand worker freedom and take new steps toward…

Justice

Reducing Criminalization and Incarceration for Drug Offenses

by Steven Randle

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a failing grade for…

Education, Justice, Work

Mississippi solutions for Mississippi problems

by Russ Latino

“This is about a high-quality education for every child, meaningful work for…

Justice, Your Story

Staring at the death penalty

by Joanna Holbert

“I know he’s bad, but he’s a good boy.” Those words spoken…

Justice

How Sen. Juan Barnett became an unlikely champion for criminal justice reform

by Joanna Holbert

He was sitting in a Mississippi courtroom where he had been called…