criminal justice

Ashli Henderson

Ashli Henderson: After the Unrest

How three women are collecting support around community-based support, the growing homelessness issue, and criminal justice reform

  • 08/25/2020
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Huda Ahmed: Criminal Justice Reform

The goal is to address racial inequities in the justice system that stem from unjust policies and engaging with communities to identify priority areas and solutions.”

  • 08/25/2020
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Minneapolis City Council Approves Restraining Order for Police

Terms of a temporary restraining order outlines changes that must be implemented by the Minneapolis Police Department

  • 06/05/2020
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We Are All Criminals

Baxter’s juxtaposition of photographs and stories reveals how much race and privilege affect which future a person might have after making a mistake. As she reveals, we are all criminals; some simply get penalized differently than others, and are restricted from growing past their mistakes.

  • 10/01/2018
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Breaking the Pipeline

In the male-dominated criminal justice field, Anika Bowie stands out. She represents the Minneapolis NAACP as co-chair of the criminal justice reform committee and

  • 04/01/2018

2014 Changemaker: Erica Gerrity and Isis Rising

Building a coalition to pass legislation to support pregnant women and new mothers in Minnesota prisons and jails

  • 12/02/2015

Lt. Kim Lund: ‘Get into your neighbors’ business’

“Be the one to make the call [and report suspected abuse]. Don’t assume that someone else will do it.”

  • 01/02/2015

Sarah Walker is a sociologist-turned-advocate-turned-lobbyist-turned-reformer

“If you have not received adequate education, adequate mental health services, you face racial discrimination – all of those cumulative disparities come together in the criminal justice system.”

  • 02/02/2014

Deborah Jiang Stein’s unPrison Project

“Do you think I’m weak? It takes real strength to say that you need help.”

  • 11/02/2012

2010 Changemaker: The Reentry Clinic

“We’re here to stabilize and support people in the choices they make. … be supportive but also hold people accountable.”

  • 12/02/2010