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Oct 19, 2019

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People Released from Prison Under First Step Act Join Judiciary Hearing

Early-release recipients of the First Step Act joined by family members and loved ones of those still behind bars with #cut50 National Organizer, Louis L. Reed (far right)

This past week, the House Judiciary Committee convened for a hearing on the implementation of the First Step Act (FSA), historic criminal justice legislation responsible for bringing home ~7,000 community members from prison so far this year.

Since the passage of the First Step Act almost one year ago, thousands of people have benefited from…