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Category: Justice

#HayOtraForma: Another Way to Realize Justice

By Leticia Peguero on January 16, 2018

Over the past few years, I have tried to make #HayOtraFroma trend on social media. This hashtag is so relevant to me because … Read More >

Out Of The Margins Episode 6: Reducing Violent Crime Without Prison

By Leticia Peguero on December 21, 2017

Today’s guest on Out Of The Margins is Danielle Sered. She and Leticia discuss how Danielle’s organization, Common Justice, develops and advances solutions … Read More >

Out Of The Margins Episode 5: Stop Sentencing Kids to Life in Prison

By Leticia Peguero on November 15, 2017

In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life-without-parole sentences for children are unconstitutional, yet, more than a dozen states still sentence kids … Read More >

Out Of The Margins Podcast, Episode 3: Realizing Youth Justice

By Leticia Peguero on December 16, 2016

In today’s podcast, we hear from Liz Ryan of Youth First about her advocacy work to close youth prisons and realize justice for … Read More >

Disrupting Inequity to Heal, not Harm: Transforming NOLA’s Juvenile Justice System

By Leticia Peguero on December 11, 2015

Previously in this blog series, we learned how grantee partners BreakOUT! and YEP are creating a more equitable New Orleans through their individual … Read More >

Disrupting Inequity to Heal, not Harm: Empowering NOLA’s LGBTQ Youth

By Leticia Peguero on November 20, 2015

In our last blog post, we saw how grantee partner YEP is disrupting the structural inequities affecting opportunity youth in New Orleans. Now, … Read More >