Andrew Gillum on Crime
Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime
Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Stricter punishment reduces crime"?
A: Strongly Oppose
Source: OnTheIssues interview of 2018 Florida Governor candidate
, Jun 15, 2018
Ban the box: re-entry of returning citizens into job market
Our Revolution announced its endorsement of Andrew Gillum for Governor of Florida. He is nominated by multiple Our Revolution local groups across the state including Our Revolution Northeast Florida, Progressive Sarasota, Progressive Democrats Of
America, Pinellas County Chapter, and Northeast Florida Democratic Progressive Caucus.
Our Revolution's president said "Andrew Gillum has fought tirelessly for reforms like expanding social service funding, developing an advanced job retraining
program for underrepresented workers, and investing in community policing and re-entry programs."
Gillum is running for governor as a proud progressive candidate. As mayor, he implemented a ban the box policy to help returning citizens get jobs
[ex-offenders are not asked arrest history on employment applications], stood up to attacks on immigrant communities, and worked to reduce Tallahassee's carbon emission intensity.
Source: Our Revolution endorsement for 2018 Florida Governor race
, Mar 22, 2018
Restorative justice programs to reduce teen recidivism
Gillum championed the opening of the first Tallahassee Teen Center, The Palmer Munroe Center, which serves as a safe haven for many area youth and operates a restorative justice program.
Restorative justice programs have shown significant success, compared to non-restorative measures, in improving victim and/or offender satisfaction, increasing offender compliance with restitution, and decreasing the recidivism of offenders.
Source: Wikipedia summary for 2018 Florida Gubernatorial race
, Mar 11, 2017
Page last updated: Oct 10, 2018