The following is a post from #cut50 Empathy Ambassador Tray Johns and their experience as a formerly incarcerated male identifying women. After serving nearly nine years behind bars, Tray has spent the past few years running their own non-profit, FedFam4Life which focuses on providing resources and social justice advocacy.
Tray is also The South Florida Criminal Justice Organizer for the New Florida Majority and is leading a series of symposiums called ReformHER across the State of Florida that will bring the plight of incarcerated women to the forefront of the Criminal Justice Reform conversation.
Watch the second video in our #ShapeTheDebate series from Green For All National Director Michelle Romero.Read more
Watch the first video in our #ShapeTheDebate series from #cut50 National Organizing Director, Louis L. Reed.Read more
When and where is the first Democratic debate?
The debate will take place on June 26 and 27 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami.
The two-night event is hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, and will air live across all three from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m ET both nights. The debate will also stream online free on NBC News' digital platforms, including NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, the NBC News Mobile App and OTT apps, in addition to Telemundo's digital platforms.Read more
Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Senator Ed Markey introduced a resolution that would move the federal government toward a massive mobilization of resources to achieve 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030, a guaranteed living-wage job for anybody who needs one, and a just transition for both workers and frontline communities. In response, Dream Corps and Green For All issued the following statements:Read more
Shaped by growing up in Oakland, California during the 1980s — the city’s crack years, she says — Vien Truong has dedicated her career to fundamentally ending poverty.Read more
We will work with anybody and against anybody to get people out of prison and improve the justice system. Watch this video about the unlikely alliance of Van Jones and Mark Holden, Koch Industries, on criminal justice reform and their efforts to pass the FIRST STEP Act.Read more