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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 ...