- Authors: We're at a moment of surprising national consensus on need for justice reform
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Van Jones is the president of Dream Corps and Rebuild The Dream, which promote innovative solutions for America's economy. He was President Barack Obama's green jobs adviser in 2009. A best-selling author, he is also founder of Green for All, a national organization working to build a green economy. Follow him on Twitter @VanJones68. Christine Leonard is the executive director of the Coalition for Public Safety, the nation's largest bipartisan organization focused on criminal justice reform. The opinions expressed in this commentary are theirs.
(CNN)If you do not yet believe that bipartisan criminal justice reform is possible inside the dysfunction of Washington, it is time to put away your doubts.