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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." 


April 23, 2018

Here at Speak Ya Truth, we’re excited to share that the Corrections Accountability Project at the Urban Justice Center, a partner of ours in the criminal justice advocacy space, has published a report exposing corporations that rely on the criminal legal system for re...

April 16, 2018

Immigrant children living in places like Brentwood, Huntington and Bellport are being accused by school officials of being involved in a gang, often with scant evidence. That flimsy allegation gets them detained by immigration authorities and puts them at risk of depor...

April 12, 2018

A desire to be connected and to feel a sense of belongingness is one that, as members of the human race, we all share; however, when it comes to family members and friends being able to visit their incarcerated loved one(s), there is a grave disconnection and disparity...

April 11, 2018

There is a very important event happening TODAY, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood Campus. I, Vivett Dukes, on behalf of Speak Ya Truth, will be part of a panel on Criminal justice alongside Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon,...

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