Everyone deserves a shot at love

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.

 

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#ShapeTheDebate with Nisha Anand, Dream Corps

Watch the fourth video in our #ShapeTheDebate series from Dream Corps CEO Nisha Anand.

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#ShapeTheDebate with Zakiya Mackey, #YesWeCode

Watch the third video in our #ShapeTheDebate series from #YesWeCode Deputy Director Zakiya Mackey.

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#ShapeTheDebate with Michelle Romero, Green For All National Director

Watch the second video in our #ShapeTheDebate series from Green For All National Director Michelle Romero.

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#ShapeTheDebate with Louis L. Reed, #cut50 National Organizer

Watch the first video in our #ShapeTheDebate series from #cut50 National Organizing Director, Louis L. Reed.

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Who I would vote for

Alicia Garza, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter, breaks down what it would take for a presidential candidate to win her vote on The Van Jones Show.

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2020 Debate #1

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.

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Stories of the First Step Act

These four stories highlight individuals that have worked hard while inside the prison walls and, with a little support, have quickly gotten back on their feet and are making positive contributions to society now that they are home.


 

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Green For All's Response to the Green New Deal Resolution

Green For All Green New DealWashington, 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:

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Opening doors of opportunity in the field of social justice

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.

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