The ability to cast a ballot affects every aspect of individual and community wellbeing – but not everyone has access. In 2021, 19 states passed more than 34 laws limiting the right to vote. These laws disproportionately impact Black and brown voters, as well as students, voters with disabilities and formerly incarcerated people. These laws also threaten to exacerbate existing disparities in access to the ballot box – and to wellbeing.
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FFI Senior Fellow Phyllis Becker contributes as co-author in a recent position paper from the Council for Juvenile Justice Administrators about how to apply to a wellbeing framework to juvenile justice.
FFI Senior Fellow Phyllis Becker, and Henry A. J. Ramos of The New School Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy explore how centering youth, families and communities creates more sustainable responses to crime.
Watch the recording of our conversation with Wellbeing Blueprint signer Elka Gotfryd,