The Sentencing Project co-hosted a webinar with the ACLU, Crossroad Bible Institute, National Employment Law Project, and the National H.I.R.E. Network on our recent joint report regarding state reforms for collateral consequences.
The webinar provided an overview of efforts to reform collateral consequences including access to employment, felony enfranchisement, and access to public benefits.
- Rachel Bloom, ACLU
- Nicolette Chambery, Crossroad Bible Institute
- Roberta Meyers, LAC/H.I.R.E.
- Nicole D. Porter, The Sentencing Project
- Michelle Natividad Rodriguez, NELP
The webinar slides are available for download below.
April 11, 2022
#SecondChanceMonth: Unlock the Vote
Honoring April as Second Chance Month gives us an opportunity to check in on developments in voting rights and expanding the franchise to incarcerated voters. The Sentencing Project is working regularly with state and local campaigns to expand voting rights to justice impacted voters.
March 16, 2022
Opinion: Nearly 60 years after Voting Rights Act, some voter protections still undermined
Thousands of people in federal custody or who have been released still face roadblocks that prevent them from gaining full access to the ballot box. The Sentencing Project's Keeda Haynes penned an op-ed in USA Today that highlights the importance of universal suffrage.