‘People Don’t Belong In Cages’ | Soffiyah Elijah speaks with HelloBeautiful

Soffiyah Elijah, a former criminal defense lawyer and Harvard Law professor, has made her life’s work to evoke change through legislation that directly pertains to criminal justice reform. In 2011, Elijah became the first Black woman to head the Correctional Association of New York, a nonprofit organization with a legislative mandate to monitor prison conditions…

via ‘People Don’t Belong In Cages’: Activist Soffiyah Elijah On Changing America’s Prison System — HelloBeautiful

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