As Congress and the nation are increasingly focused on the need for systemic reform, the Coalition and its partners, on both sides of the political spectrum, believe we are on the cusp of meaningful change, through fair sentencing and fair chances.
With election day around the corner, millions of Americans will be out voting. Many, however, will be denied this opportunity due to their criminal record. Increasingly, this is the case for Muslim-Americans.
Sometimes, good people do bad things. We're not talking about murder or rape -- but rather about people who committed non-violent, first time offenses and are withheld basic societal rights for their whole lives.