PSJ ED Andy Ko suggests a starting point for ending police-related violence, writing that "the horrific violence we have witnessed over the past few weeks – all of it – and over the entire existence of our nation, can only end when we are willing to change the system that permits it to happen."
This in-depth article examines the failed punitive policies that destroy the families and communities most affected by crime and features PSJ and other organizations that advocate spending less on prisons and jails and more on programs that work.
The holidays can be a daunting time because of heightened emotions and expectations. In this month's column, PSJ's Kerry Naughton shares suggestions that have helped people impacted by crime and violence cope during the holidays and may be useful for you or your family and friends. (Street Roots)
In this Justice Matters' article, Deputy Director Shannon Wight discusses a very special day at the Capitol in May of 2015. Over 50 people from interest groups as diverse as the district attorneys and criminal defense lawyers, met with legislators about the need to continue Justice Reinvestment.
In this Justice Matters' article, PSJ's Crime Survivors Program Director talks about how, during the 2015-2017 biennium, counties will allocate at least 10% of Justice Reinvestment funds they receive from the state to community-based nonprofit victim services.