From Al Stawsky, chair of the Criminal Justice Reform: Ending the New Jim Crow Task Force:
The fruits of stubborn activism can be real changes in how society works!
The NJISJ announces the effective start of the Opportunity to Compete Act. (‘Ban the Box’). This gives those (many) with any kind of prison record a new chance to get gainful employment. This is a meaningful step forward but just a step. This example of real results may serve to activate others.