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Glenn E. Martin’s Open Letter To Barack Obama

Our partner Glenn E. Martin, Founder and President of JustLeadershipUSA wrote a letter to Barack Obama highlighting the injustice he faced, as a former convict, when he met with the domestic policy staff at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.  President Barack Obama 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama, I write to you as a national leader, criminal justice reform advocate, and founder of JustLeadershipUSA, a bold new organization dedicated to cutting the US correctional population in half by 2030 on the guiding principle that those closest to the problem are closest to the solution. Recently, I had the honor of participating in a strategic planning initiative that addressed both the intersection of, and possible remedies to, the issues of gun violence, policing, and mass incarceration in the United States. On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, George Washington University Law School served as host to a select group of civil rights and religious leaders, scholars, elected officials, law enforcement officials and foundation officers brought together by The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and The Joyce Foundation. Our day culminated with an invitation to join members of your domestic policy staff in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building for a… Read @ JustLeadershipUSA

Originally posted on Just Leadership USA