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Two Recent Supreme Court Decisions Will Reshape the Regulatory Landscape of the U.S.

Two Recent Supreme Court Decisions Will Reshape the Regulatory Landscape of the U.S.

In a massive legal shift, two recent Supreme Court rulings have left a lasting impact on the regulatory landscape of ...
Speaker Series: Leveraging Federal Opportunities - Navigating Careers in the Energy Sector

Speaker Series: Leveraging Federal Opportunities – Navigating Careers in the Energy Sector

This session provides a unique opportunity to dive deep into both traditional and non-traditional career paths, equipping you to explore ...
JustLeadershipUSA Celebrates the Final Implementation of the SBA’s Rule Opening Access to Lending

JustLeadershipUSA Celebrates the Final Implementation of the SBA’s Rule Opening Access to Lending

Today, the Small Business Administration’s Final Rule takes effect that will reduce barriers and increase ease for entrepreneurs who are ...
JustLeadershipUSA Applauds the U.S. House Passing the Federal Prison Oversight Act

JustLeadershipUSA Applauds the U.S. House Passing the Federal Prison Oversight Act

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Federal Prison Oversight Act (H.R.3019 | S. 1401), which would require ...
Speaker Series: Leveraging Federal Opportunities in the Public Health Sector - Pathways to Federal Employment at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker Series: Leveraging Federal Opportunities in the Public Health Sector – Pathways to Federal Employment at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This session offers a unique opportunity for you to learn about fair chance employment opportunities with the federal government, particularly ...
JustLeadershipUSA Applauds Bipartisan Efforts to Remove Barriers to Food Access

JustLeadershipUSA Applauds Bipartisan Efforts to Remove Barriers to Food Access

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Agriculture signaled major changes to existing policy related to the Supplemental ...
DOJ's Office of Access to Justice and the JCC hold reentry simulation in D.C.

DOJ’s Office of Access to Justice and the JCC hold reentry simulation in D.C.

“Events such as the Department of Justice (DOJ) Access to Justice (ATJ) Reentry Simulation held on April 19, 2024, help ...
Marijuana Justice Coalition urges the Biden administration to support marijuana descheduling and take executive action on marijuana

Marijuana Justice Coalition urges the Biden administration to support marijuana descheduling and take executive action on marijuana

Today, the Associated Press reported that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is proposing rescheduling marijuana from a Schedule I drug, ...
JCC Hosts Senate Briefing on Criminal Justice Reform and Equity

JCC Hosts Senate Briefing on Criminal Justice Reform and Equity

The JustUS Coordinating Council (JCC) Senate Briefing, held on April 18, 2024, was a pivotal event focused on criminal justice ...
Second Chance Month Interagency Convening on the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Employment Discrimination

Second Chance Month Interagency Convening on the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Employment Discrimination

Yesterday, members of the JustUS Coordinating Council (JCC) and the JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) team convened key regulatory agencies to discuss background ...
JustLeadershipUSA Renews Its Support for the Correctional Facility Disaster Preparedness Act

JustLeadershipUSA Renews Its Support for the Correctional Facility Disaster Preparedness Act

Today, U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) re-introduced the “Correctional Facility Disaster Preparedness Act,” a bill that ...
JustLeadershipUSA Applauds Resolution to Recognize April as “Fair Chance Jobs Month”

JustLeadershipUSA Applauds Resolution to Recognize April as “Fair Chance Jobs Month”

Today, U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) proposed a resolution recognizing April as “Fair Chance Jobs ...
Leading Criminal Justice Organization JustLeadershipUSA Announces the Release of a Groundbreaking Health Equity Report, Unveiling Healthcare Disparities Inside the Criminal Legal System

Leading Criminal Justice Organization JustLeadershipUSA Announces the Release of a Groundbreaking Health Equity Report, Unveiling Healthcare Disparities Inside the Criminal Legal System

Policy experts and advocates are shining a light on the urgent need to provide healthcare relief and aid to formerly ...
Speaker Series: Make Your Voice Heard: Understanding Congressional Feedback Loops and Redlining

Speaker Series: Make Your Voice Heard: Understanding Congressional Feedback Loops and Redlining

 Gain insights into understanding how policy redlining can leverage the power of community and effective strategies to make your voice ...
Speaker Series: Leveraging Federal Partnerships for Opportunities to Create Local Impact

Speaker Series: Leveraging Federal Partnerships for Opportunities to Create Local Impact

In the first webinar in our Speaker Series, DeAnna Hoskins (JustLeadershipUSA), Alexander Green (Department of Labor), and Manny Lamarre (Department ...
Federal Regulators Provide New Insights into Economic and Consumer Rights

Federal Regulators Provide New Insights into Economic and Consumer Rights

Already in 2024, and since our last post on these trends, several regulatory developments have highlighted the ongoing need for ...
Reshaping the Presidential Pardon Process

Reshaping the Presidential Pardon Process

In the pursuit of economic justice, the JustUS Coordinating Council (JCC), led by justice-impacted leaders across the U.S., confronts a ...
DeAnna Hoskins writes on felony disenfranchisement for Democracy Docket

DeAnna Hoskins writes on felony disenfranchisement for Democracy Docket

Writing at Democracy Docket, JustLeadershipUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins says: “Felony disenfranchisement is an issue that rarely makes headlines, ...
Directly Impacted Consumer Rights and New Federal Efforts

Directly Impacted Consumer Rights and New Federal Efforts

While the fight continues for the restoration of key rights for those impacted by the criminal legal system, an often ...
SBA’s Proposed Amendments Increase Economic Mobility for Justice-Impacted Americans

SBA’s Proposed Amendments Increase Economic Mobility for Justice-Impacted Americans

Late last week the Small Business Administration (SBA) published a number of long-overdue proposed amendments that will greatly increase access to capital ...
Second Chance Employment: Addressing Concerns About Negligent Hiring Liability

Second Chance Employment: Addressing Concerns About Negligent Hiring Liability

A new report from the Legal Action Center debunks a common, fear-based message and myth all-too familiar to those working ...
JustUS Coordinating Council meets with federal departmental offices in Washington, D.C.

JustUS Coordinating Council meets with federal departmental offices in Washington, D.C.

On Tuesday, July 18th, JustLeadershipUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins and Director of National Policy Zach Ruppel were joined by ...
I asked people with conviction histories about barriers to employment. Here’s what they told me.

I asked people with conviction histories about barriers to employment. Here’s what they told me.

I asked union craftworkers and foremen working on a billion dollar construction project in downtown Seattle, Washington, questions about being ...
JustUS Coordinating Council called “spearhead for the criminal justice reform movement”

JustUS Coordinating Council called “spearhead for the criminal justice reform movement”

“The current criminal justice reform ecosystem consists of a plethora of organizations that are doing great work to advance policies, ...
DeAnna Hoskins interviewed on Roland Martin Unfiltered

DeAnna Hoskins interviewed on Roland Martin Unfiltered

On Friday, April 28, JustLeadershipUSA President and CEO DeAnna Hoskins spoke with host Roland S. Martin on his show Roland ...
JustUS Coordinating Council Launch Gathering

JustUS Coordinating Council Launch Gathering

The JustUS Coordinating Council (JCC) is a new national network of systems-impacted people, that is led by a steering committee ...
Inaugural Second Chance Freedom Ball

Inaugural Second Chance Freedom Ball

Thank you for joining the inaugural "Second Chance Freedom Ball" hosted by JustLeadershipUSA and the JustUS Coordinating Council in Washington, ...
A National Initiative to Advance Racial Equity in the Criminal Legal System

A National Initiative to Advance Racial Equity in the Criminal Legal System

To meaningfully advance racial equity in the criminal legal system, representatives from all components of the justice system, people directly ...