Jobs Not Jails

Together, we are building the infrastructure to engage thousands of people in a campaign to stop $2 billion of prison construction, and re-direct those funds into creating good jobs for people in low-income, high-crime neighborhoods.

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Press Releases

Quarter of legislature sponsors sweeping reform of criminal justice system
An Act to Increase Neighborhood Safety and Opportunity
On April 30, a coalition of over 120 labor and community organizations will wrap 150 yards of bright orange fabric around the State House on Wednesday, covered with 46,643 signatures. Wednesday, April 30 --- 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: All around the State House, Boston, MA
April 26th Thousands Will Rally on Boston Common, Calling for Jobs Not Jails
Jobs NOT Jails End Mass Incarceration - Fund Job Creation April 26th Thousands Will Rally on Boston Common, Calling for Jobs Not Jails

Press Coverage

National Journal, January 25, 2016

The Boston Globe, January 7, 2016

The Boston Globe, November 4, 2015

Mass Live, November 4, 2015

The Boston Globe, October 30, 2015

The Boston Globe, September 5, 2015

The Boston Globe, August 3, 2015

The Boston Globe, June 15, 2015

The Bay State Banner, May 27, 2015

The Boston Globe, May 13, 2015

State House News Service, April 8, 2015

State House News Service, April 2, 2015

The Boston Globe, March 18, 2015

Worcester Telegram, February 12, 2015

State House News Service, January 20, 2015

The Boston Globe, January 20, 2015

The Boston Globe, January 7, 2015

Open Media Boston, December 19, 2015

empowermagazine.com, August 6, 2014

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2014/04/demonstrators_seek_halt_to_building_jails, April 27, 2014

Channel 7 News WHDH, April 26, 2014

NECN.com, April 26, 2014

The Boston Globe, April 26, 2014

The Bay State Banner, April 9, 2014

CBS Channel 3 Springfield, March 5, 2014

MassLive, March 4, 2014

CBS Channel 3 Springfield, March 5, 2014

ABC 40/Fox 6, March 4, 2014

MassLive, March 4, 2014