Michigan Liberation Juneteenth Liberation Week of Action Starts Today

Join us TODAY at 7PM EST as we kick off the week with a panel discussion about the system of cash bail. The cash bail system criminalizes poverty. Cash bail and pretrial detention destabilizes our families and creates long-lasting ripple effects. Ending cash bail means eliminating the structures that keep …

New York, Washington, and California Among States to Restore Voting Rights to Formerly Incarcerated

California, New York, and Washington have recently passed laws restoring the right to vote to those who have been incarcerated. Several other states are considering proposals to do the same thing, or even to allow prisoners to vote while serving their sentences.

Connecticut Passes New Law to End Prison Gerrymandering

Yesterday, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed a bill ensuring that people in state prisons will hereafter be counted as residents of their home addresses when new legislative districts are drawn. The new law makes Connecticut the eleventh state to end the practice known as prison gerrymandering, after Illinois passed its own bill earlier this …