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The Abortion to Prison Pipeline: What Overturning Roe Means for Mass Incarceration
By Common Justice Staff on July 5, 2022

Written by Alice Hamblett and Tahirih Anthony On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned the 1973...

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Making the Connection: Replacement Theory, Mass Incarceration, & The Media
By Camryn Wimberly on June 10, 2022

The tragic killings that happened in Buffalo, NY in May, have given the media a clear window into how...

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A Victory for the Fair Access to Victim Compensation Campaign in the New York City Council, but What’s Next?
By Joe Celestin on April 15, 2022

Since the fall of 2021, Common Justice has led the Fair Access to Victim Compensation coalition,...

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New Mayor, Same Old Mass Incarceration Problem
By D'Angelo Cameron on February 4, 2022

Eric Adams has been Mayor of New York City for a little more than a month and already his...

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The Movement Towards Fair Access to Victim Compensation
By Jessica Persaud on January 20, 2022

In the aftermath of a crime, the government offers supportive funding to survivors and their families,...

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Our Statement on Governor Hochul’s 2022 State of the State Address
By Jessica Persaud on January 6, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2022 Brooklyn, NY—Common Justice released the following statement on...

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Mass Incarceration and Climate Change Are Not Separate Issues
By Emilce Quiroz on December 2, 2021

If we don’t dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mass incarceration, Black and Brown...

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Surviving Invisibility
By D'Angelo Cameron on October 16, 2021

Our public safety system is ill-equipped to find missing Black people or intervene in domestic violence.

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The Case to Close Rikers
By Jessica Persaud on October 13, 2021

For far too long, the atrocities at Rikers Island Jail have gone unaddressed. We must decarcerate and...

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The Big Apple Has Homelessness—Not Just Dreams and Rich Lifestyles
By Terri Daniels on September 28, 2021

NYC is experiencing a housing crisis, with those who identify as LGBTQIA+ being most impacted. New York...

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