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.
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 […]
As a child, I was moved from a sleepy little village in Cambridge, England to the sprawling suburban metropolis of San Diego, California. The adjustment to American culture as an eight year old child had a profound effect on me that would forever shape my view of the criminal justice system. Childhood in Cambridge was […]