215PA Members testify to end forced labor in prisons

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Justice for All Committee member Beatrice Zovich and Steering Committee Member Chenjerai Kumanyika testified to City Council in support of Resolution No. 210709 introduced by Councilmember Kendra Brooks, calling on Congress to strike the “Slavery Clause” from the 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution, which allows the forced labor of disproportionately Black and brown […]

Get Involved with Justice for All

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What does Justice for All Do? J4A is committed to ending mass incarceration and reimagining what community safety looks like. This work includes political education, centering the stories of those most impacted by the criminal legal system, and electing accountable people to positions such as District Attorney. Who’s in J4A? People from all walks of […]

Online Teach-In: Demystifying the Courts and the District Attorney’s Office

Next Tuesday May 18th Philadelphians will vote for District Attorney and Judicial candidates in the primary election.  Learn about more about who we will be voting for and what roles the District Attorney and Judges play in our criminal legal system.  Join the 215 People’s Alliance Justice for All team for an online teach-in on Wednesday May […]

Join on WURD as we discuss how to Heal our Communities with CM Kendra Brooks

All Philadelphians deserve safe, healthy, and thriving neighborhoods, yet communities are being torn apart by both mass incarceration and community violence. Join us Monday 4/19 at 10AM to discuss how to build a Philadelphia where all members of every community can regularly access the resources needed to heal, thrive, and end mass incarceration. Watch Recording here. Speakers Include:Kurt Evans, […]

The problems with judicial and prison gerrymandering and the solutions to all of it

In 2021, every state—including PA—will redraw its state and federal congressional districts. This process often becomes partisan and unrepresentative of the people due to something known as gerrymandering. Learn all about it—and how, among other things, previous gerrymandering may currently be depriving Philly of two state representatives—in this teach-in. Speakers include Andrew Davies of Fair […]