We believe currently and formerly incarcerated people should be treated with dignity, respect, and fairness.

We believe communities are stronger when individual people are safe, healthy, and whole.

We believe people are redeemable, regardless of their crime, age, conviction status, or background.

We know that currently and formerly incarcerated people have real dreams for their lives and we believe in empowering them to realize those dreams.

We are dedicated to reforming the criminal and juvenile justice systems so that they are equitable for all people.

We hold that formerly incarcerated people should be the ones to transform the justice system.

We contend that formerly incarcerated people should have the chance to lead and hold positions of power.