“Dream Summer” is the first national internship program for Dream Act student leaders. The program aims to build on the extraordinary courage and leadership demonstrated by the undocumented students who championed the national Dream Act movement in 2010.
“Criminal justice reform has gone from impossible to inevitable.”
So said Van Jones during his closing keynote at the recent Smart on Safety Summit, which celebrated the bold reforms that have been achieved in California thus far and charted out next steps to create more safety and more justice across the state.
America is experiencing a sea change in public opinion about our shamefully broken criminal justice system. Tens of thousands have taken to the streets to demand action in the wake of unbearable and criminal police murders of young Black men. From the President to Republican Party leaders, elected officials are calling for a substantial change in direction. It is go-time for criminal justice reform.