Louis L. Reed #DayofEmpathy More Love|More Power

#cut50 National Organizer Louis L. Reed discusses the need for light love and life in our criminal justice system for people to succeed.

Alice Marie Johnson for #cut50's National #DayOfEmpathy

"I'm a living, breathing, walking, talking example of the need to reform our criminal justice system." Alice Marie Johnson, who was granted clemency by President Donald Trump in June of 2018, joins the #DayofEmpathy chorus calling for a reformed and humanized criminal justice system.

Kim Kardashian Advocates for #DayOfEmpathy 2019

For #cut50's third annual #DayOfEmpathy on March 5th, 2019, Kim Kardashian lends her voice in support of Empathy within the criminal justice reform movement.

#DayOfEmpathy 2019: Bishop TD Jakes

For #cut50's third annual #DayOfEmpathy on March 5th, 2019, Bishop TD Jakes lends his voice and platform in support of Empathy within the criminal justice reform movement.

Rev. Al Sharpton on #DayOfEmpathy

For #cut50's third annual #DayOfEmpathy on March 5th, 2019, Rev. Al Sharpton lends his voice and platform in support of Empathy within the criminal justice reform movement.

Dr. Jamal Bryant for 2019 #DayOfEmpathy

For #cut50's third annual #DayOfEmpathy on March 5th, 2019, Dr. Jamal Bryant lends his voice and platform in support of Empathy within the criminal justice reform movement.

Kevin Liles for 2019 #DayOfEmpathy

For #cut50's third annual #DayOfEmpathy on March 5th, 2019, Kevin Liles lends his voice and platform in support of Empathy within the criminal justice reform movement.

National Day of Empathy 2019

On Tuesday March 5th, the criminal justice reform community across the U.S. will rise up once again for our 3rd annual Day of Empathy.

#FirstStepAct is a "Christmas Miracle"

Van Jones speaks on CNN about the passage of the #FirstStepAct

NowThis Opinion

TIDAL teams up with Van Jones, Louis L. Reed, Meek Mill and other celebs.

Common Joins #cut50's Dignity for Incarcerated Women Campaign

Common and his organization, Imagine Justice, are joining with #cut50 to stand up for Incarcerated Women and their Dignity.

#FirstStepAct PSA

The #cut50 team visits Washington D.C. to meet with Senators to urge them to pass the #FirstStepAct

They Threw Her Baby in the Trash

In partnership with ATTN, we bring you Pamela Winn's story.

Van Jones talks #Dignity for Incarcerated Women

CNN interview, in conversation with Oprah and Ava Duvernay

The Voices Behind The #DignityAct

It's time to make ALL women's voices heard. There's incredible momentum right now to stop the injustices women face every day, and we built on that energy by changing the way we treat women in prison in 8 states, and federally with the #FirstStepAct.

Dignity for Incarcerated Women & Day of Empathy Campaigns

Thousands of activists around the country - like the incredible women in this video - head to state capitols and city halls to meet with lawmakers, share their experiences with the criminal justice system, and talk about restoring #Dignity

Alicia Keys and #cut50 present: DIGNITY for Incarcerated Women

Alicia Keys teams up with formerly incarcerated women to call for dignity for America’s incarcerated women. #DignityAct #Dignityforincarceratedwomen

Dignity For Incarcerated Women

Mother's Day 2017

Darrington's Story

Today, Darrington works as a licensed real estate salesman and drives with Uber. He has provided thousands of rides, and receives consistently high ratings from his customers. But it wasn’t always this way. He had to overcome multiple rejections over a year to get his real estate license after serving time in prison.

Ingrid's Story

Ingrid is a mother to three girls, a grandmother, and a Proposition 47 beneficiary. Due to hiring practices that commonly discriminate against people with criminal records, it's so important for corporations like Uber to break down those barriers and provide opportunities to formerly incarcerated people. #StillNotFree

Using Art to Amplify Voices

Artist and cultural organizer Mark Strandquist explains how he uses art-making to amplify and empower the voices of those impacted directly by the justice system. 

The Vera Institute of Justice is a nonprofit that has worked for more than five decades to transform justice systems. Vera produces ideas, analysis and research that inspire change in the systems people rely upon for safety and justice, and works in close partnership with government and civic leaders to implement it.

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A Ride Home From Prison | Op-Docs | The NY Times

This short Op-Doc documentary profiles a former prisoner who guides men released from life sentences in California through their first hours of freedom.

Produced by: Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega

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How The Criminal Justice System Hurts Communities

Van Jones, author, political activist and commentator, talks to us about how the U.S. imprisons more people than any country, and how that's hurting our communities.

What do crime survivors really want? || Survivors for Safety and Justice

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Trans Woman Ashley Diamond Fights for Prison Reform in Georgia

Ian speaks with transgender woman Ashley Diamond, who endured abuse in a male prison and had no access to her hormone treatments.

Prisoner Re-entry: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Former offenders face enormous obstacles once they leave prison. John Oliver sits down with Bilal Chatman to discuss the challenges of reentering society.

“I miss my son. I miss him so much." Venida Browder, mother

We Are Witnesses is an upcoming video project created by The Marshall Project that gives voice to Americans whose lives have been entangled with the criminal justice system.

Our Children Deserve Our Empathy. Project Empathy - Children in Adult Prisons

Jamie Wong speaks with Johnny Perez and Juan Roldan about children in adult prisons, Raise the Age and the effects of charging and sentencing kids as adults. Director: Jamie Wong Director of Photography: Travis Fox Camera and Editor: Jennifer Hamblett Editorial Producer: Lori Kozlowski

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