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Thanksgiving Is a Reminder of the Poor State of Food in Prison, Expert Says

As millions of Americans plan to share a hearty Thanksgiving meal later this week, the state of food in prison remains abysmal, but solutions are not out-of-reach. Leslie Soble manages the Food in Prison project at Impact Justice and is lead author of the 2020 report “Eating Behind Bars: Ending the Hidden Punishment of Food … Continued

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2023 Application

California Justice Leaders-Americorps elevates justice-involved young adults as peer navigators and community leaders. Join the programHave you been impacted by the justice system? Do you want to gain professional skills while helping youth successfully navigate their re-entry journeys? Come join the California Justice Leaders - AmeriCorps team! Apply Young people who’ve experienced incarceration face enormous … 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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sujatha baliga

sujatha baliga’s work is characterized by an equal dedication to crime survivors and people who have caused harm. She speaks publicly and inside prisons about her own experiences as a survivor of child sexual abuse and her path to forgiveness. A former victim advocate and public defender in New York and New Mexico, sujatha was … Continued

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Homecoming Project Participant Application

The Homecoming Project is an innovative re-entry housing program that matches formerly incarcerated people with community hosts for up to six months. If you know someone who: served or was sentenced to at least 10 years in prison and is either being released in the next six months or has been out for less than … Continued

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Central California Regional Manager

(Part-Time Position in Fresno / Surrounding Counties) Who We Are Impact Justice advances safety, justice, and opportunity through boundary-breaking work that honors and empowers people and is changing expectations about what we can accomplish together. We imagine, build, and scale innovations, leverage research and other knowledge to connect the desire for change with informed action, … Continued

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Expanding Access to Restorative Justice

This week we join people around the world in celebrating the power of restorative justice. For fifty years, international restorative justice week (the third week in November) has honored the indigenous roots of restorative justice while also promoting the various practices and opportunities to meaningfully apply restorative justice in our work today — a goal … Continued

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USDA Grant Funds Innovation in New England Farm to Corrections Work

We’re thrilled to announce that Impact Justice was recently awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. One of 36 awards provided through the USDA’s competitive Regional Food System Partnerships Program, the grant will allow us to break through barriers and work toward increasing the amount of locally and regionally-grown foods in jails and prisons … Continued