JustSpeak is a non-partisan network of young people speaking to, and speaking up for a new generation of thinkers who want change in our criminal justice system.
JustSpeak aims to empower young people from all walks of life to think independently and speak out about justice issues that they care about or affect them.
Tēnā koutou Minister Adams, Minister Lotu-Iiga and Minister Woodhouse, Congratulations from all of us here at JustSpeak on your appointment at the helm of Aotearoa’s justice sector. We think it’s an exciting place to be at a time when more and more New Zealanders are calling for a compassionate and evidence-based approach to justice issues. […]
This is part of a series of blogs written by JustSpeak interns about the relationships they are developing with other community organisations interested in social justice. “Safety and security don’t just happen; they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and […]
As of late, the reintegration of prisoners has been given a renewed sense of importance in policy initiatives. ‘Late’ is probably the right word to use here, as up until recently this barely got a mention. Schemes like Pay for Success in the U.S. and New Zealand’s Clean Slate Act recognised that, with half of […]