By sharing our lived experiences, I have seen how incarcerated people can stop the pipeline funneling troubled teens to prison.
One of the biggest struggles for abolitionists right now is for organizers to really believe in their own power to enact the world of abundance and safety that is a necessary part of an abolitionist future.
While youth incarceration has dropped by almost half over the last decade, Back and American Indian youth are more likely to be incarcerated than white youth.
"This is a human rights campaign and each of these demands should be understood through a human rights lens."
Mass incarceration has turned into a huge revenue stream for corporations as the for-profit prison industry is worth about $70 billion. Attempts to reform the industry are useless at a political level. So how can we fix it?