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" The more transparent and truthful I became in my sharing of myself and my experiences, the more my voice resonated with people from all walks of life "

-Vivett Dukes

" Mass incarceration is affecting you too — whether you choose to acknowledge it or not." 

VIVETT'S BLOG

August 13, 2019

August 9, 2019 (previously written and published by The Osborne Association)

On August 7, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers conducted work-day raids across Mississippi and arrested nearly 700 people, many of whom had children at school. At the end of th...

August 13, 2019

We just learned from our co-advocates at The Osborne Association that the NYC City Council is voting on Council member Dromm's Child Sensitive arrest bill (see photo) TOMORROW at City Hall. The meeting begins at 1:30pm and is open to the public. We wanted to let you al...

June 12, 2019

With 5 days left in the NY State legislative session (ending on June 19th), we have a unique opportunity to pass legislation that would protect in-person visiting in prisons and jails throughout the State. The Codification of Visits Bill already passed the State Senate...

June 5, 2019

Please join us TODAY from 9am–5pm for our call in campaign to fully staff the New York State Parole Board with Commissioners who embrace redemption. While New York State law allows for 19 parole commissioners on the Board, there are still only 12 seated commissioners....