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  • When You Vote I Win Presentation at Pontiac High School

    When You Vote I Win Presentation at Pontiac High School

    Watch this fantastic video recording at a Voting Education assembly by…

  • Washtenaw County Expungement Fair Set for May 17, 2024

    Washtenaw County Expungement Fair Set for May 17, 2024

    For information about upcoming expungement fairs, please visit Nation Outside. Pre-registration…

  • The Second Look Movement: A Review of the Nation’s Sentence Review Laws

    The Second Look Movement: A Review of the Nation’s Sentence Review Laws

    From our friends at the Sentencing Project Legislation authorizing judges to…

  • Joy Reid on Voting

    Joy Reid on Voting

    Joy Reid gave a powerful discourse on the critical importance of…

  • Citizens for Prison Reform Call to Action

    Citizens for Prison Reform Call to Action

    From our friends at Michigan Citizens for Prison Reform: What better…

  • A Brighter Way to Host Community BBQ

    A Brighter Way to Host Community BBQ

    A Brighter Way is thrilled to invite you to our 2nd…

  • Take Action to Support the Michigan Voting Rights Act

    Take Action to Support the Michigan Voting Rights Act

    From our friends at Promote the Vote Michigan. Last week voting…

  • New data and visualizations spotlight states’ reliance on excessive jailing

    New data and visualizations spotlight states’ reliance on excessive jailing

    This article was originally published by Prison Policy Initiative as “New…

  • Washtenaw County Sheriff Candidate Forum

    Washtenaw County Sheriff Candidate Forum

    The League of Women Voters of Washtenaw County & The Dispute Resolution…

  • MI Voting Rights Act Forum on April 15, 2024

    MI Voting Rights Act Forum on April 15, 2024

    Join Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson, State Senators Moss, Camilleri, Chang,…

  • Over Charged and Over Convicted

    Over Charged and Over Convicted

    Many individuals face disproportionately harsh sentences, often due to systemic biases…

  • Recent data offer a detailed snapshot of the cost of family contact in local jails

    Recent data offer a detailed snapshot of the cost of family contact in local jails

    This article was originally published by Prison Policy Initiative as “Recent…

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