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Emilce Quiroz

Emilce Quiroz is our Senior Design Manager and a multimedia storyteller with a master’s degree in Spanish and Documentary journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. She received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Design at The New School. She brings her skills and passion to Common Justice where she focuses on shifting the narrative around violence through visual storytelling.
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Mass Incarceration

What Cancel Culture Shares with Incarceration
By Emilce Quiroz on April 12, 2021

Instead of asking for a lifetime of punishment, we need to provide pathways towards redemption. Cancel culture has been a popular topic in recent years because of its rise on social...

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Defund The Whole System.
By Emilce Quiroz on August 27, 2020

We are witnessing an unprecedented change to our country's criminal justice system that is simultaneously overdue and insufficient. At least 12 cities like Baltimore, Los Angeles, and...

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Everyone Deserves a Check
By Emilce Quiroz on April 21, 2020

Trump's stimulus checks left out millions of Americans. It shouldn't have.  As we face a global pandemic with this new strain of coronavirus, governments the world over are rethinking...

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News Outlets Must Drop Terms Like “Convict” and “Gangbanger”
By Emilce Quiroz on December 18, 2019

All too often media outlets use language that eclipses the humanity of community members lost to violence. We live in unsettling times. As a nation, we have become so immune to stories...

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