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Q&A with Jenny Kim: How you can help criminal justice reform

August 9, 2019

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Transforming the criminal justice system into one that is more equitable and just for all is an undertaking that requires individuals and groups from across society working together.

In a recent interview with Thrive Global, Jenny Kim, deputy general counsel and vice president, public policy at Koch, offered several ideas for people in communities and government to make a difference.

“I would encourage politicians and all individuals to visit a prison and engage with the inmates. You will find yourself questioning every assumption that you had about them and who they are,” Kim said.

She also recommended that policymakers develop and implement more effective data structures to so that resources are maximized, and programs can be more effective.

In the interview, she also discusses her definition of leadership, her experience fighting for criminal justice reform at all levels, and the most interesting story about her career at Koch.

Read the full interview on Authority Magazine and Thrive Global.