I want YOU to hang with me backstage on the #DARKNESSANDLIGHT Tour in your city! Enter to win and support the Show Me Campaign’s efforts to give every child access to a quality education: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In closing Rikers, New York City takes a crucial step towards ending #massincarceration. Thanks to Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City Council, Judge Lippman, Glenn Martin, and #CloseRikers for your incredible work and leadership.
#DARKNESSANDLIGHT is coming to Europe! RSVP to the Facebook event for your city and get an exclusive pre-sale code. Pre-sale tickets available TODAY at 9AM local time. Full list of dates here: smarturl.it/JohnLegendOnTour
At the age of 16, kids are still treated as kids. They cannot serve their country, buy cigarettes or buy lottery tickets. YET, somehow, no matter how minor the crime, kids can be treated as adults and tried in the adult criminal justice system.
I’m humbled and inspired by today’s conversations with criminal justice advocates and formerly incarcerated individuals in New Orleans. Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the world, but the efforts here in New Orleans give me hope that together we can end #massincarceration
What does it look like when communities have the resources to prosper? My Listening and Learning tour is LIVE from New Orleans. Follow FreeAmerica on Instagram stories to see updates from the day: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Mass incarceration destroys communities, wastes resources, separates families and ruins lives. When we reinvest in our communities, we give every individual the chance to thrive. Tomorrow I’ll be LIVE broadcasting from #FREEAMERICA's next Listening and Learning tour stop: New Orleans! Tune into FreeAmerica’s Facebook at 12pm PT.