Who is the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition?

Our mission is to reverse the trend of mass incarceration in Colorado. We are a coalition of nearly 7,000 individual members and over 100 faith and community organizations who have united to stop perpetual prison expansion in Colorado through policy and sentence reform.

Our chief areas of interest include drug policy reform, women in prison, racial injustice, the impact of incarceration on children and families, the problems associated with re-entry and stopping the practice of using private prisons in our state.

If you would like to be involved please go to our website and become a member.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Professor Named to Community Corrections Board

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has appointed LiYing Li, chair and professor of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Metropolitan State College, to serve on the Denver Community Corrections Board.

Her appointment came on the recommendation of Thomas O. Moore, director of the city's Division of Community Corrections.

Li earned her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Utah in 1994 and her master's degree in demography from the University of California-Berkeley in 1986.

Rocky Mountain News

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