Meek Mill, Jay Z and Other Heavy Hitters Form Foundation to Reduce Re-Incarceration
Date:  01-28-2019

Reform Alliance will focus on the 4.5 million people on probation or parole
From The Philadelphia Inquirer:

Meek Mill, 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, and Jay-Z have announced the formation of Reform Alliance, an organization whose goal is to reform the American criminal justice system.

Rubin and the two rappers joined with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Brooklyn Nets co-owner Clara Wu Tsai, and other high-profile business leaders at a news conference in New York on Wednesday launching the alliance and announcing CNN host Van Jones will serve as CEO.

The Reform Alliance, which will be cochaired by Mill and Rubin, grew out the #FreeMeek movement that took hold after Philadelphia rapper Mill — born Robert Rihmeek Williams — was sentenced to two to four years in prison for parole violations relating to a 2008 arrest. Continue reading >>>