What Do We Know about Section 1325?

Section 1325 is a federal law that makes “illegal entry” into the United States a criminal offense.

What Teachers Should Know about Students with Incarcerated Family Members

Research shows that having an incarcerated parent worsens children’s outcomes.

We Need to Include LGBTQI+ Voices in the Prison Reform Discussion

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, how are LGBTQI+ Americans treated in the criminal justice system today?

Fighting the Stigma: Mental Health among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

In Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, mental health issues are often shrouded by silence and shame.

Reckoning with Structural Racism in Research: LBJ’s Legacy and Urban’s Next 50

The disconnect between Johnson’s actions and words illustrates his complexity and grounds Urban’s reflection on its past.

With Policy in Flux, What Does the Evidence Say about Campus Sexual Assault Reporting?

The Department of Education’s policies on campus sexual assault are not set in stone, leading to variance in adjudication.

We need to do more for homicide co-victims

A single homicide affects countless lives, and the survivors left behind—known as homicide co-victims—are often overlooked in the aftermath.

Nine ways to improve postincarceration health care access

Newly released people face medical, mental health, and substance use problems that can lead to unemployment or reincarceration.

Restoring humanity: Changing the way we talk about people touched by the criminal justice system

To remove barriers for people with felony convictions, we must change the words we use to describe them.

Investing in communities to promote public safety

Too often communities are equipped with the solutions, but not the resources, to lead efforts to address public safety needs.