Justice too long delayed is justice denied. — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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Mission

Pure Justice seeks to empower, inspire, and activitate its members and community supporters to champion restorative justice practices, equity in economic opportunities, and transformation to the criminal justice and economic structures of Harris County for the uplifting of marginalized individuals.


Our Team

Mr. Evans Co-Founded Pure Justice in the Fall of 2015 and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Inmate Liaison, and Community Outreach Coordinator Evans helped to spark the idea of creating an organization centered on advocating for criminal justice reform.

R. C. Evans
Operations Director

Sasha L. Legette Founded Pure Justice in the Fall of 2015 and currently serves as the President, Chair of the Criminal Justice Reform Initiative, and Social Justice Advocacy Coordinator for the organization.

Sasha L. Legette, J.D.
Executive Director

Criminal Justice Reform

Seldom includes the voices of the youth. We are in the process of putting together a youth criminal justice reform council comprised of high school juniors and seniors as well as college students to gain insight on how they’d like to see the criminal justice system work for them!
Our latest elections have been met with much voter apathy and low turnout, particularly by marginalized citizens. Many feel that their voices aren’t valuable and are rarely heard, therefore we are starting a “Your Vote Matters" campaign to raise political consciousness and voter participation within the community.


Latest News

Surviving a Criminal Record

People with criminal records in America struggle systematically in many different ways, including, but not limited to voting, education, and even housing. What is arguably the worst part of this is that criminal records are very common in our country....

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Room for Rent

In December 2005, at the age of 22, I agreed to 7-years deferred adjudication in lieu of facing a prison sentence. Naively, I thought I dodged the bullet and assumed probation was nothing more than a monthly urinary analysis. I...

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Mandatory Sentencing: The False Masked Scare Tactic

In 1984 the Sentencing Reform Act was passed into legislation introducing mandatory sentencing to the criminal justice system. Essentially this means that a committee got together and discussed different crime violations and decided on a non-negotiable amount of time an...

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Let's Work Together!

Pure Justice focuses on criminal justice reform and economic equity issues in Harris County and surrounding areas.