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Criminal Justice

Read the latest updates and learn more about criminal justice through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Criminal Justice

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As we witness protests in Minneapolis, Louisville, and across the United States we see an all-too-familiar anger, frustration, and pain. Changes to federal laws are vital to ensure that law enforcement training, use of force policies, and data collection address historic and systemic racial injustices.Urge your members of Congress to pass police reform legislation.

Take Action: Restore Federal Pell Grants for incarcerated individuals
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The Federal Pell Grant Program was established to make higher education and technical training more accessible for millions of low-income students. For incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, limited access to education creates a formidable obstacle. Restoring federal Pell Grants for incarcerated individuals would allow them to once again have more access to education and create opportunities while in prison and upon release.

Death Penalty

Resources and information about the death penalty.

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Ali Rosenblatt at 202-387-2800.