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Breaking the Silence: Domestic Violence, Funding Gaps & Legislation
By Tahirih Anthony on October 27, 2023

Domestic Violence (DV) survivors often find themselves in dire need of support, from shelter and legal...

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Everyone Deserves the Right to Heal: Why We Need to Make Compensation Accessible for All
By Candacé King on October 5, 2023

Over the last two years, Common Justice led the organizing and advocacy campaign for Fair Access to...

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Police are not equipped to handle mental health crises
By Candacé King on September 22, 2023

Daniel Prude should have been celebrating 45 years of life this week,but Rochester police officers...

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What is Common Justice Reading?
By Common Justice Staff on August 30, 2023

This summer, Common Justicepresents a handpicked selection of literary gems that delve into the...

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Silence Is Violence: Hiding Deaths in City Jails Emboldens Lawmakers to Keep Ignoring Incarcerated New Yorkers
By Alice Hamblett on June 15, 2023

Last fall, Common Justice published a blog post on the pervasiveness of medical neglect in New York City...

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Jordan Neely Should be Alive Today: How Elected Officials’ Attempts to Promote “Public Safety” Have Failed New Yorkers
By Common Justice Staff on May 16, 2023

The recent murder of Jordan Neely, a young unhoused Black man living with mental health complexities, on...

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Statement on the Murder of Tyre Nichols
By Common Justice Staff on January 31, 2023

Tyre Nichols deserves to be here today. We must never forget his name or the names of countless others...

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We Need to Talk About How Incarceration Drives Suicide
By Common Justice Staff on September 30, 2022

In 2010, Kalief Browder was accused of stealing a backpack and jailed on Riker’s Island while awaiting...

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VAWA's Solution to Fund the Police Harms Us All, Especially Women
By Common Justice Staff on September 20, 2022

By Chanda Daniels and Ina Kelleher This month marks 28 years since the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)...

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Black and Brown Men Who Cause Harm Deserve Same Media Treatment as Whites
By Common Justice Staff on September 1, 2022

For decades, the mainstream media has helped shape the narrative that Black and Brown men who cause harm...

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