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JAY-Z, Meek Mill and more powerful individuals have teamed up to launch a new criminal justice reform organization called REFORM Alliance. The press conference was held in New York Wednesday afternoon which outlined the organization’s objects for this movement and highlighted individual cases that embody the problems in the criminal justice system.

There were speeches from the founding partners, who unveiled the organization’s CEO, and appearances by Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, New England Patroits owner Robert Kraft, Third Point LLC CEO and founder Daniel Loeb, Galaxy Digital CEO and founder Michael E. Novogratz, Brooklyn Nets co-owner Clara Wu Tsai. Robert F. Smith, Vista Equity Partners CEO & founder, was unable to attend. The founding partners of the REFORM Alliance also collectively pledged $50 million.

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