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  • Free Expungement & Resource Fair in Detroit

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    When: Saturday, June 29, 2024 11:00AM-3:00PM Where: Victory in the Family Ministries located at: St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church 8850 Woodward Ave, Detroit 48202 Michigan Dept of Attorney General- Mr. Michael K. Ajami, PLLC, Michigan Expungement Unit Director & Wayne County Job Court Prosecutorial Diversion Program- Mr. Warren K. Harrison, MPA, Manager Michigan…

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  • A Clean Slate Expungement Fair

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    Is your Criminal Background keeping you from getting a job or denying you from housing? June 28th from 12-5pm Misdemeanor and felony convictions – Expungement for those eligibleLight refreshments provided – Translation services availablePre-registration not required FOR MORE INFO, CALL or EMAIL: 313-967-4880 ext. 2006enino@dhdc1.orggianni.c@dhdc1.org Location: Ecorse High School, 27385 W. Outer Dr., Ecorse, MI…

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  • Affordable Housing Resource Fair

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    Presented by Detroit City Council President Mary Sheffield & Detroit’s Affordable Housing & Homelessness Taskforce Thursday, June 27th from 4-7pm Location: Breakers Covenant International Church, 8801 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202 Panel Discussions & On-Site Resources Provided By: CAM Detroit, Housing & Revitalization Department, United Community Housing Coalition, Office of Eviction Defense: Right to Council…

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  • The Jury is Out: Voices of Justice Town Hall

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    Help Supermajority kick off Michigan Grassroot Week with us exercising our Majority Rule : Government should represent us!! When women voters – particularly young women and women who don’t always participate in elections – feel powerful and connected to building collective power based on shared values in their own communities, they vote. Supermajority will bring…

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    Advocating for Change: Tore Price’s Story of Fatherhood and Second Chances

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    The post Advocating for Change: Tore Price’s Story of Fatherhood and Second Chances first appeared on Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration. Because Father’s were celebrated last weekend, we turn our attention to a story that resonates deeply with families across Michigan. Fatherhood, with all its joys and challenges, takes on an added layer of…

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    Safe and Just Michigan Provided Testimony in support of Senate Bill 599

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    On June 18, 2024, Executive Director John S. Cooper and Policy Advocacy Manager Jazmine of Safe & Just Michigan testified before the House Criminal Justice Committee in support of SB599. Parole for medically frail people allows MDOC to (1) focus on its core functions (instead of complex health care needs), (2) transition medically frail people…

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  • 2024 Guide for Michigan Protections Against Intimidation of Voters and Election Workers

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    A new resource from the Brennan Center details Michigan state and federal laws protecting against the intimidation of voters and election workers and the disruption of the voting process. Visit this link for the full report and guide.

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  • Michigan Civic Engagement Training on 6/22/24

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    UNDIVIDED is providing a civic engagement training at no cost on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Pontiac, MI. Training will cover The Power of Story, Reflective Listening, Empathy, and Relational Organizing. Our goal is to have more unified communities across the state with leaders seeking to create spaces of belonging,…

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  • States were incredibly successful at reallocating incarcerated people to their home addresses in 2020: A review of the data

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    Originally published in the Prison Policy Initiative blog. We explore state redistricting reports to show that, despite facing immense challenges, states were remarkably successful ending prison gerrymandering after the 2020 Census. by Mike Wessler and Aleks Kajstura, June 10, 2024 During the 2020 redistricting cycle, more than a dozen states took it upon themselves to…

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    Safe & Just Michigan Spring 2024 hard copy newsletter mailed to Incarcerated Readers

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    Safe & Just Michigan sends this quarterly newsletter to over 600 incarcerated readers at the Michigan Department of Corrections. The newsletter reports on policy updates, outreach and educational activities. Download>> SJM Spring 2024 Print Newsletter  You can subscribe to the SJM mailing list to receive the SJM e-newsletter on the latest legislative actions. Note: Due to…

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  • Oakland County Voting Rights Summit

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    Hello! Our friends and partners, For Our Future MI, Promote the Vote MI, All Voting Is Local, and Michigan League of Conservation Voters are hosting a Oakland County Voting Rights Summit event on June 17th at 7pm at the Madison Heights Plumbers Union located at 555 Horace Brown Drive, Madison Heights, MI. The purpose of…

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  • Sign Up for Bus Transportation to the Rally For Reform

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    Do you want to attend the Criminal Justice Legislation Reform Coalition’s RALLY FOR REFORM in Lansing on June 25, 2024? We are trying to organize some bus transportation. Please fill out our survey here so that we can determine where the most need is. We will follow up with you to let you know what…

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