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5 Discussions That Shaped the Justice Reform Movement in 2020 Article
A protester wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt stands at a memorial event in Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 13, 2021, to mark the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death. (Getty/Jeremy Hogan)

5 Discussions That Shaped the Justice Reform Movement in 2020

While more must be done to shrink the footprint of the U.S. criminal justice system, the national dialogue around reform during summer 2020 has inspired transformative ideas and tangible policies that can be built on moving forward.

Kenny Lo, Sarah Figgatt, Betsy Pearl, 1 More Chelsea Parsons

The Most Important Gun Violence Prevention Agency You’ve Never Heard Of Article
The ATF seal is seen. (Getty/Ted Soqui)

The Most Important Gun Violence Prevention Agency You’ve Never Heard Of

The Bureau of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives plays a crucial role in enforcing federal gun laws and regulating the gun industry, yet it faces a series of roadblocks to being able to work effectively.

Chelsea Parsons

Efforts to Address Gun Violence Should Not Include Increased Surveillance Article
Students view a memorial at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 25, 2018, in Parkland Florida. (Getty/Giles Clarke)

Efforts to Address Gun Violence Should Not Include Increased Surveillance

Instead of protecting the rights of people with mental health disabilities, lawmakers are using the growing urgency around gun violence as a pretext to expand surveillance and criminalization.

Azza Altiraifi, Valerie Novack

The Intersection of Youth Activism and Faith-Based Values Article
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez stands with other students during the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2018. (Getty/AFP/Jim Watson)

The Intersection of Youth Activism and Faith-Based Values

Young people’s involvement in faith-based activism is not new, and their work fighting for righteous causes should be supported.

Emily London, LaShawn Y. Warren

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