July 6, 2022
Unlock Our Vote Freedom Summer
We’ve won the biggest expansion of voting rights since the Civil Rights Act, and restored voting rights to over 55,000 North Carolinians.
March 4, 2021
Covid Decarceration Resources
We’ve reached a landmark settlement with the state of North Carolina that will result in the unprecedented early release of at least 3,500 people in custody inside state prisons. We invite you to use and share this page as a resource as we continue navigating the coming weeks and months together in our effort to quickly and safely reduce the population in state prisons to save lives.
February 25, 2021
Uplifting Emerging Black Leaders of Today
As our nation stands in this pivotal moment, we want to introduce you to some of the emerging leaders of today who are leading in the movement and community to help ensure that we’re able to build strong Black Futures for generations to come.
January 29, 2021
Voices From the Inside: The Impact of COVID-19 on Incarcerated People
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a clear and urgent crisis for those currently incarcerated or at risk of becoming incarcerated, as prisons and jails present the highest risk of illness from the virus.
November 23, 2020
NC Copwatch Launch
Forward Justice launched nccopwatch.org, an interactive website that allows community members to access department & officer stop, search, and use of force data for every traffic stop reported in NC.
September 19, 2020
FAQ for Voting with a Criminal Record in NC
In September, a three judge panel ruled that thousands of people on community supervision whose inability to pay fines and fees extended their probation and parole can now register to vote.
August 12, 2020
Amicus Briefs Filed in Support of Plaintiffs in the Community Success Initiative, et. al., v. Moore Case
Multiple amicus curiae briefs have been filed in support of Plaintiffs in the Community Success Initiative, et. al., v. Moore case in Wake County Superior Court, regarding the restoration of voting rights for individuals currently on probation or post-release supervision for a felony conviction in North Carolina.
April 7, 2020
Stories from the Second Chance Alliance chapters
The official launch of the “Clean Slate Campaign” took place on May 7, 2019 at the bi- annual Second Chance Advocacy Day, which has occurred since 2011, and is anchored by Forward Justice, Community Success Initiative, North Carolina Justice Center and other Second Chance Alliance (SCA) members.