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Go to Communities have a new interactive tool to build restorative justice diversion programs

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Communities have a new interactive tool to build restorative justice diversion programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2019 Contact: Kyung Jin Lee kjlee@impactjustice.org 510-684-3122 Communities Have a New Interactive Tool to Build Restorative Justice Diversion Programs OAKLAND, CA: Advocates seeking solutions to youth criminalization and incarceration can now learn to divert youth from the juvenile legal system through a guided, online toolkit developed by the Restorative Justice … Continued

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Dana Shoenberg

Dana Shoenberg serves as the Director of the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center. She has been involved in the movement to achieve sexual safety in confinement since before the passage of PREA. She served as an advisor and then consultant to the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, was among the earliest groups of … Continued

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Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor is Impact Justice’s Director of People and Culture. Charles has extensive experience in all areas of human resources, including employee and labor relations, union negotiations, succession planning, career development, and strategic planning. Before joining Impact Justice, Charles worked with Adams & Associates as a Corporate HR Manager, overseeing and supporting 15 HR Departments … Continued

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Samantha Tiscareño

Samantha Tiscareño is a research analyst for the Research and Action Center at Impact Justice. She previously worked as a graduate research assistant at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Before that she worked directly with systems-impacted youth and adults, and those experiencing homelessness to coordinate and provide resources based on their needs.  Samantha’s … Continued

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Voters are driving justice reform

Impact Justice president Alex Busansky joins R-Street president Eli Lehrer in authoring an op-ed in The Hill to address the current bi-partisan momentum towards justice reform. Polling data and political trends clearly indicate a national shift in attitudes towards the criminal justice system across party lines. When crime rates soared between the 1970s and early 1990s, … Continued

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Jenni Trovillion

Jenni Trovillion joined Impact Justice in 2016, assuming a leadership role in the Washington, DC office and serving as a co-director of the National PREA Resource Center (PRC) through May 2022. After over a decade devoted to preventing sexual abuse in confinement, Jenni transitioned into a full-time organizational management role, and now leads operations and organizational effectiveness strategies. … Continued

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Impact/Ideas discussion on racial healing

Racial justice is central to the work we do at Impact Justice. In every part of the justice system, inequities and disparities persist and continue to impact communities of color. In our nation and world, we see daily evidence that racial divisions are ripping apart the social fabric, causing pain and harm. This drives many … Continued