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Jobs Not Jails


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  1. The Jobs NOT Jails Coalition needs your help to end racial disparities in our justice system and to get people back to work. Millions are spent on mass incarceration that need to be re-invested into jobs, training, re-entry programs, and into communities.
  2. Jobs NOT Jails is a diverse statewide coalition of allied organizations and individuals. We join forces to create a better future for our communities and for generations to come. The Jobs Not Jails Coalition works with allies to advance economic and racial justice by ending mass incarceration, changing unfair laws, and creating access to living wage jobs for all.
  3. Oct 05,  · Job services are effectively helping parents find work, stay employed, pay child support, and avoid crime - at relatively little cost. This comparative infographic, "Jobs Not Jail", contrasts the impactful cost and benefit differences between the two. It displays how work-oriented services are successfully leveraging and achieving compliance from noncustodial parents who were once .
  4. “The Jobs Not Jails movement advances economic and racial justice by ending mass incarceration and ensuring living wage jobs for all.” In January , we took a big step toward fulfilling that vision, by working with Sen. Chang-Diaz (Boston) and Rep. Mary Keefe (Worcester) to file The Justice Reinvestment Act: An Act to Increase Neighborhood Safety and Opportunity.
  5. May 06,  · The Jobs Not Jails coalition, led by Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement (EPOCA), has over coalition partners including the Boston Workers Alliance.
  6. In the afternoon of January 31, , Jobs Not Jails gathered in Freedom House in Roxbury to create a vision statement, get a legislative update on their Justice Reinvestment bill and talk with We Are The Ones, which is a group that has emerged out of the recent Black Lives Matter movement.
  7. Jobs NOT Jails Worcester Action. Video. Apr 27, JNJ Worcester Action. Campaign Urges Switch from Jails to Jobs. Video. Apr 27, Coverage 6/9/ EPOCA Member Sara Williams Speaks about RMV Bill at Jobs NOT Jails Rally 4/26/ Video.
  8. EPOCA and allies of the Jobs not Jails Coalition won a 4 year organizing fight; this bill repeals a year old relic from the War on Drugs that has backfired by making it harder for ex-prisoners to work. The suspension lasted up to five years, and even longer as people could not afford the outrageous fees.
  9. Finding non-profit jobs. – Idealist is an interactive site for non-profit organizations where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.. Opportunity Knocks – The Place to Find Non-Profit Jobs.

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