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Abdul AliAkbar

A native of San Francisco’s Sunnydale public housing projects, Abdul M. AliAkbar has focused his 16-year career serving marginalized communities. He started as a chaplain for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation before transitioning to work with formerly incarcerated people, at-risk youth, and their families. He has had various roles in the community including … Continued

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Administrative Associate, PREA

About Impact Justice Impact Justice dares to dream of a humane and restorative system of justice in the United States. Through innovation, research, policy, and advocacy, we are forging a new path to a justice system that is fair to all of us.  In addition to our core programs around the enforcement of the Prison … Continued

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What’s restorative justice diversion?

As the national conversation around defunding the police grows, the question remains: How do we reinvest in our communities? One option is to use pre-charge restorative justice diversion (RJD). The Restorative Justice Project at Impact Justice recently released a quick-read primer on the practice, along with what makes our model unique. Our model stands out as … Continued

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Recommitting our commitment to a humane and restorative system of justice

It has been nearly a year since George Floyd was killed by police, more than a year since Breonna Taylor was killed by police, and mere days since Daunte Wright was killed. We could mark almost daily anniversaries of deaths of Black and brown people at the hands of police: Atatiana Jefferson, Philando Castile, Alton … Continued

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Statement from Impact Justice on Violence against AAPI Community

Across the country, members of the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community are facing a rise in racism and racist violence directed at them. However, the increase of media attention in recent weeks does not begin to account for the silence that exists surrounding centuries of violence and discrimination against AAPI communities, whose experiences are too … Continued

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Communications Associate (Comms/ Media Strategist)

About Impact Justice Impact Justice dares to dream of a humane and restorative system of justice in the United States. Through innovation, research, policy, and advocacy, we are forging a new path to a justice system that is fair to all of us. In addition to our core programs around the enforcement of the Prison … 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