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Tag Archive for: criminal justice

2015 Changemaker: Erica Gerrity and Isis Rising

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

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."

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."

Deborah Jiang Stein’s unPrison Project

"Do you think I'm weak? It takes real strength to say that you need help."

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."