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Unlocking Justice: Strategizing for Reform – State Campaign Successes

October 05, 2016
This webinar highlighted successful efforts to scale back collateral consequences and challenge racial disparity in state sentencing policy.

Every year, advocates and lawmakers work to advance policies to challenge mass incarceration and collateral consequences.

This webinar highlighted successful efforts to scale back collateral consequences and challenge racial disparity in state sentencing policy, including state activity in New Jersey to address racial disparities, a recent victory in Missouri authorizing a “ban the box” fair chance hiring policy, and a coalition effort to expand expungement for certain felony convictions in Kentucky.

The webinar slides are available here, and a video recording can be viewed below and here.

Presenters:

  • Patty Berger, Second Chance Coalition and Let’s Start, Missouri
  • Rev. Charles Boyer, AME Minister’s Coalition 4 Redemption & Justice, New Jersey
  • Ed Monahan, Department of Public Advocacy, Kentucky
  • Nicole Porter, The Sentencing Project
 
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