Campaña Justicia Transformacional en Acción

La Justicia Transformacional en Acción es la campaña de Gamaliel para ponerle un fin al encarcelamiento masivo y reformar el sistema de justicia penal.

Descarcelación—¡Una Buena Política Ahora y Después!

By Alexandra Greenwald | febrero 15, 2021

In this time of pandemic, the fragility of our democracy, the predatory nature of our economy, and the precarious condition of our communities—especially low income communities and communities of color—are being laid bare. The coronavirus is infecting and killing black people in the United States at disproportionately high rates, according to data released by several…

Reparación. Responsabilidad. Reconciliación: Plataforma Gamaliel de Justicia Transformacional en Acción 2021

By Alexandra Greenwald | enero 25, 2021

The following is Gamaliel’s Transformational Justice in Action Campaign’s 2021 Platform, which was released publicly during the Transformational Justice in Action meeting on January 22. This is a living document that was last updated on January 23, 2021. Download the platform document here: Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action Platform 2021 As people of faith and…

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#UnlockTheVote: Social Media Action for Reinstating Voting Rights

Transformational Justice in Action is holding a social media action, #UnlockTheVote, throughout the month of September. We’re raising awareness of the issue of disenfranchisement among people with conviction histories, letting people with conviction histories know that they can vote in some states and circumstances, and promoting our #UnlockTheVote campaign. Keep an eye out for our posts all month…

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La Justicia Transformacional en Acción planea acción a través de redes sociales, ayuntamiento virtual

Transformational Justice in Action is holding two actions in Autumn 2021 in support of our effort to restore  voting rights to people with conviction histories. The first is a month-long social media action to raise awareness of our #UnlockTheVote campaign leading up to the second, a virtual Town Hall on October 1. This Town Hall…

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Declaración de Gamaliel Sobre el Veredicto del Juicio de Chauvin

The Board of Directors, staff and affiliates of the Gamaliel Network join in prayer for the family of George Floyd, residents of Minneapolis and across the country, as the emotions of joy and jubilation flow in response to the historic verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. We realize that while justice is an unattainable ideal…

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Marquen sus Calendarios para la Próxima Junta de la Justicia Transformacional en Acción

Mark your calendar for our next Transformational Justice in Action meeting scheduled for April 23, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT). The meeting will include training and work on developing transformational narratives that contribute to the success of our campaign: 1) to pass a Justice Reinvestment Act that would…

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Declaración de Gamaliel Sobre la Muerte a Tiros a Manos de la Policía de Daunte Wright

Gamaliel stands in protest and mourning against the brutal death of Daunte Wright at the hands of police officers April 11. We stand with the Brooklyn Center, MN and Minneapolis/St. Paul communities as they cry out against this latest injustice and mourn the death of another senseless police shooting of a Black man.  It is…

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Capacitación para Campañas Estratégicas y Sesión de Planificación con JTA

Gamaliel is committed to working toward the restoration of voting rights for people with conviction histories and securing a federal Justice Reinvestment Act that repairs some of the damage done in past legislation, especially the 1994 Federal Crime Bill. Now, it’s time to build a powerful and winning campaign rooted in the values of reparation,…

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Descarcelación—¡Una Buena Política Ahora y Después!

In this time of pandemic, the fragility of our democracy, the predatory nature of our economy, and the precarious condition of our communities—especially low income communities and communities of color—are being laid bare. The coronavirus is infecting and killing black people in the United States at disproportionately high rates, according to data released by several…

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Reparación. Responsabilidad. Reconciliación: Plataforma Gamaliel de Justicia Transformacional en Acción 2021

The following is Gamaliel’s Transformational Justice in Action Campaign’s 2021 Platform, which was released publicly during the Transformational Justice in Action meeting on January 22. This is a living document that was last updated on January 23, 2021. Download the platform document here: Gamaliel Transformational Justice in Action Platform 2021 As people of faith and…

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Declaración de Gamaliel Sobre la Exoneración de Rustin Shesky

The following is a statement issued by the Gamaliel Network and Congregations United to Serve Humanity (CUSH), our affiliate in Kenosha, Wisconsin. You can download the statement here: Gamaliel Statement on the Exoneration of Rusten Shesky The members of the Gamaliel Network stand with our brothers and sisters in Kenosha, Wisconsin.    Once again, a…

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El Trabajo IVE en Wisconsin Cambia la Narrativa en Torno a Elecciones, el Rol de Presidiarios en Nuestra Democracia

Integrated Voter Engagement is designed to change narratives. In the leadup to the 2020 election, Gamaliel affiliates nationwide used IVE to do just that by growing their bases, moving issue campaigns, and connecting the democratic process to local issues.  But in Wisconsin, Gamaliel statewide affiliate WISDOM worked with first-time voters and incarcerated people to make…

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Esfuerzo para la Descarcelación

Materiales y Seguimineto al Ayuntamiento Virtual Sobre la Descarcelación

By Katie Dubielak | abril 7, 2020

Thank you for joining last Thursday evening’s Decarceration Virtual Town Hall. Included with this email is a recording of the town hall, as well as some of the resources (see sidebar) shared by breakout leaders. Now, more than ever, it is critical that we act together to make decarceration a reality for the folks who are sitting…

¡Una manifestación exitosa-ahora es el momento de tomar acción para liberar a nuestras hermanas y hermanos vulnerables!

By Katie Dubielak | marzo 20, 2020

Gamaliel Decarceration Virtual Rally   Yesterday’s Decarceration Virtual Rally was a huge success thanks to an all-star line-up of speakers.  Rev. Dr. John Welch, chair of the Gamaliel Board of Directors, and Rev. Marian Boyle-Rohloff, chair of the Gamaliel Religious Leaders’ Caucus, co-moderated the event which included moving testimonies from Gamaliel leaders impacted by the criminal justice system;…

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Campañas de Afiliados de Asuntos de Justicia Penal

Casi todos los 44 afiliados de Gamaliel en 14 estados están involucrados en algún tipo de trabajo de justicia penal. Estas campañas de afiliados generalmente se enfocan en uno o más de los siguientes:

Prevención

  • Escuelas comunitarias sostenibles
  • Licencias de conducir para inmigrantes
  • Financiamiento de la educación temprana
  • Eliminación de la suspensión fuera de la escuela
  • Políticas y prácticas de disciplinas restaurativas
  • Políticas de disciplina en las escuelas

Primer contacto con la policia

  • Legislación sobre cámaras corporales
  • Juntas de revisión ciudadana / rendición de cuentas
  • Relaciones entre la comunidad y la policía
  • Recopilación de datos sobre paradas de peatones
  • Diversidad en la fuerza policial
  • Involucramiento de la policía en las escuelas
  • Perfiles raciales

Tribunales

  • Tribunales alternativas (p.e., drogas) enfocados en la justicia restaurativa—tratamiento en vez de prisión.
  • Reforma del tribunal de menores
  • Alternativas locales a la prisión
  • Subir la edad
  • Alternativas de justicia restaurativa al encarcelamiento de jóvenes
  • reforma de la imposición de penas

Prisión

  • Liberación compasiva
  • Poner fin a la reclusión en régimen de aislamiento
  • Nueva cárcel del condado con acceso familiar y mayor seguridad para los reclusos
  • Liberación de los elegibles para libertad condicional
  • Prácticas de justicia restaurativa en prisión / cárcel

Después del encarcelamiento

  • Ban-the-box (solicitudes de empleo y vivienda)
  • Poner fin a las revocaciones de libertad condicional por infracciones no penales
  • Eliminación de antecedentes penales
  • Empleos transitorios
  • Ponerle fin a la supervisión masiva