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COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

Impact Justice is committed to people who are directly impacted by incarceration. We also know incarcerated people and those reentering society are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. We have established the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to help the people we serve with relief and support. Funds are flexible and may be used for things like food, … Continued

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Become a Host

Open your home to the Homecoming Project Have you been looking for a way to meaningfully give back? Do you have an extra room in your home? Are you in need of additional income?  Join our growing community of Homecoming hosts who are making a life-altering difference in the lives of those returning home after … Continued

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Senior Grant Writer

About Impact Justice Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center advancing new ideas and solutions for justice reform. We work to dramatically reduce the massive number of youth and adults in our justice system, improve conditions and outcomes for those who are incarcerated, and provide meaningful opportunities for formerly incarcerated people to rejoin … Continued

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Annie Anderson

Annie Anderson joined Impact Justice in 2019 as executive and HR associate, supporting both the HR team and Impact Justice’s President, Alex Busansky. With years of community organizing and field experience, Annie has served as the field director on candidate campaigns resulting in major wins for progressive agendas. Before working as the field director for … Continued

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SBIRT Evaluation Final Report: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons

This report, authored by the Impact Justice’s Research & Action Center, explores Reclaiming Futures’ Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) initiative, which seeks to improve screening processes, including the development of assessments and referrals for youth before they enter the juvenile justice system. With funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Reclaiming Futures … Continued

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Queer resilience and the ongoing struggle

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. Audre Lorde As Pride Month begins amidst the current uprisings for Black lives and against police brutality, it is timely to be reminded of this month’s origins. The first Pride celebration was a riot against police … Continued

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You Can’t Socially Distance in Prison: Health, wellness, and COVID-19

A woman imprisoned in Texas said in April, staff realized she might have contracted COVID-19 when she spiked a 104-degree fever. Prison authorities placed her in solitary confinement.  "It was filthy with just a mat," she said. She started coughing that night. "I was woken up to a 'provider' telling me I tested positive for … Continued

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Members

Meet the first cohort of California Justice Leaders. California Justice Leaders—AmeriCorps members are justice-involved and system-impacted young adult leaders serving at partner organizations across the state in Los Angeles, San Joaquin, Fresno, Sacramento, and Alameda counties. Members receive training and professional development and serve as re-entry navigators for young people who are currently in or … Continued