DAY 17
I can't bring myself to watch yet another video, not because I don't care, but because we're all just a few videos away from becoming completely desensitized. The public execution of Black folks will never be normal. 
Andrena Sawyer

In continuing to highlight the presence of racism in our societal structures, today we’ll be looking into the CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM and the many disparities that exist within it.
Report to the United Nations on Racial Disparities in the U.S. Criminal Justice System
(20 minutes)

Description via Sentencing Project: The Sentencing Project submitted a report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance.

Reformed: A Criminal Justice Podcast
(11 Podcasts, ranging from 14-43 minutes long)

Description via Apple Podcasts: A podcast series exploring the criminal justice system, mass incarceration, and criminal justice reform.
Southwest Organizing Project

Our goal is to close youth prisons in New Mexico and decrease the overall number of youth locked in facilities throughout the state.
We want to reinvest in effective, outcome-driven community-based alternatives to locked facilities and other positive prevention programming identified by youth.
For any questions about the challenge please reach out to Denise Nava of the Albuquerque Community Foundation or Hannah Royer of United Way of Central New Mexico.
If after reading this newsletter you felt that there are other co-workers, friends or family members you feel may benefit from the challenge, feel free to send them the link to sign up for the challenge found below!