Jodi Risper

Jodi Risper is the Movement Politics Director of Citizen Action New York, a member group of People's Action. Jodi is also a part of People's Action's Federal Strategy Council / Brain Trust, helping to orient the network towards its relationship with the new Administration, the transition, and first 100 days. As an African-American woman who grew up with her father incarcerated for a period, the Biden-Harris "tough on crime" policies of the past are personal.

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Joe Biden appears with his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at Alexis I. DuPont High School in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Views
Monday, December 28, 2020
Our Next Attorney General Must Boldly Set a Course Toward Justice
President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have both struggled to answer for their histories of promoting “tough-on-crime” policies which have harmed Black and brown communities across the country. Who they now appoint as our next Attorney General will set a national precedent...
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