JAY-Z and Meek Mill continue to shed light on the broken prison and judicial system by joining forces to launch a new prison reform initiative. The Roc Nation mogul and MMG rapper have partnered with Patriots owner Robert Kraft, 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, Nets co-owner Clara Wu Tsai, and others to launch the Reform Alliance. The initiative focuses on the probation and parole system, with plans to overhaul it and a goal of freeing at least 1 million people who are caught up in the current broken system over the next five years. The group have donated $50 million to spearhead the project, spearheaded by political commentator and activist Van Jones, who also serves as CEO.

The group gathered at John Jay College in New York City on Wednesday (Jan. 23) where a press conference was held for the announcement. After spending over a decade in the prison system, Meek Mill, who has become the voice for prison reform, spoke on his experiences and the new initiative. “I’m one of the lucky ones. I’m here to speak for the ones who don’t have a voice. I didn’t ask to be the face of reform, but I want to bridge gaps and make the world a better place, especially for my culture.”

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Previously: Meek Mill Talks Criminal Justice Reform on The Ellen Show (Video)