Reflections on Restorative/Transformative Justice

The United States comprises 5% of the world population, but 25% of the people imprisoned throughout the world. While we call many other regimes repressive, our imprisonment rate is higher than the rates in Iran, China and Russia. In the U.S. 750 people out of every 100,000 are in jail. Beyond that, the U.S. imprisons more racial and ethnic … More Reflections on Restorative/Transformative Justice

A Real Ally?

This week, we have been shocked and outraged at the shootings of five demonstrators in Minneapolis, MN by white supremacists. It is justified and even laudable that we feel this pain and anger – that we viscerally reject this act of terror targeting the movement for black lives. However, it is also absolutely important to … More A Real Ally?

An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Nature by Travis McNamara

Many may fear the possibility of the theory of evolution’s factuality due to a misperception of what it says about the nature of humanity, and indeed the nature of existence itself. Many, if not most, people associate the phrase “survival of the fittest” with Darwin and his theory; this in turn paints a bleak picture … More An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Nature by Travis McNamara

Our Vision

WE WANT AN END TO ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AND THE FULL RECOGNITION OF OUR HUMAN RIGHTS  The United States Government must acknowledge and address the structural violence and institutional discrimination that continues to imprison our communities either in a life of poverty and/or one behind bars. We want the United States Government to recognize … More Our Vision


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