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Press Conference: “Unlock the Vote” to Restore Voting Rights to Incarcerated Persons, CT State Capitol, Hartford, Mar. 6, 2019

Advocates and legislators from across the state gathered together to stand with #UnlockTheVote during a press conference in support of SB 53, An Act Concerning the Voting Privileges of Incarcerated Individuals. Reprinted from CT News Junkie, Mar. 6, 2019: HARTFORD, CT — Instead of sponsoring separate legislation, Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven and Rep. Josh…

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Event at NYU Law School: Careers after Incarceration, a Roundtable Discussion by Formerly Incarcerated Professionals, Students, and Attorneys, Weds., Apr. 3, 2019, 7 pm ET

Careers after Incarceration: a Roundtable Discussion by Formerly incarcerated professionals, students, and attorneys. Free. Wed, April 3, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT NYU Law School Vanderbilt Hall 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 A roundtable discussion on professional barriers after incarceration with directly impacted students, professionals, and attorneys. In conjunction with…

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Testimony: Before the CT State Appropriations Committee Relating to Medication Assisted Treatment in Prison, March 4, 2019

H.B. No. 7148, AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH 2021, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. Good evening, Senator Formica, Senator Lavielle, Senator Osten, Representative Walker, and members of the Appropriations Committee. My name is Jeff Grant and I serve as Co-Founder and Minister of Progressive Prison Ministries, Inc. (Greenwich, CT),…

Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant, with Guest Dieter Tejada, J.D., Justice Impacted Criminal Justice Advocate, Fri., Mar. 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019, 9 am ET, Dieter Tejada, J.D., justice impacted criminal justice advocate, was our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. Live on WNHH 103.5 FM New Haven and live-streaming at newhavenindependent.org. Rebroadcast at 5 pm. Sponsored by the Community…

An Excerpt from the Book: "Down & Out in Greenwich, CT: An Insider's View of Opioid Addiction, Prison and the Road Back to the Boardroom," by Jeff Grant (Unpublished)

I pulled on my sweatshirt and realized just how cold it was.  It was freezing down that end of the hall. Suburbia they called it.  It was the most sought after section of the unit.  Far from prying eyes.  Far from the glaring lights and acrid smells of the bathroom.  Far from the incessant screaming…

An Excerpt from the Book: “Down & Out in Greenwich, CT: An Insider’s View of Opioid Addiction, Prison and the Road Back to the Boardroom,” by Jeff Grant (Unpublished)

I pulled on my sweatshirt and realized just how cold it was.  It was freezing down that end of the hall. Suburbia they called it.  It was the most sought after section of the unit.  Far from prying eyes.  Far from the glaring lights and acrid smells of the bathroom.  Far from the incessant screaming…

New Haven Independent: Glenn E. Martin, Criminal Justice Crusader, gives his first interview since leaving JustLeadershipUSA, on Criminal Justice Insider radio with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant.

By Tom Breen, Reprinted from New Haven Independent, Dec. 13, 2018 Glenn E. Martin spent eight years of his youth sticking up jewelry stores. He spent nearly four years of his adulthood raising tens of millions of dollars to help end mass incarceration. In Martin’s mind, those two phases of his life are not as…

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New Haven Independent: Glenn E. Martin, Criminal Justice Crusader, gives his first interview since leaving JustLeadershipUSA, on Criminal Justice Insider radio with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant.

By Tom Breen, Reprinted from New Haven Independent, Dec. 13, 2018 Glenn E. Martin spent eight years of his youth sticking up jewelry stores. He spent nearly four years of his adulthood raising tens of millions of dollars to help end mass incarceration. In Martin’s mind, those two phases of his life are not as…