Tag: mass incarceration
Los Angeles is creating a model for fighting mass incarceration
Los Angeles County is laying out a vision for reducing incarceration and providing care that could have national significance.
What is the real cost of mass incarceration?
“This is the story of more than just one individual … but [of] tens of thousands of men and women across the country.”
Mass incarceration: An American problem
Private prisons are profiting from America's mass incarceration problem.
Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’
Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."
“CoreCivic”: new name, same for-profit prison greed
We must put an end to this shameful vestige of our country’s worst deeds.
The True Cost of Mass Incarceration Exceeds $1 Trillion
Ultimately, the social cost of mass incarceration is 11 times higher than total spent on the corrections system itself.
The Prison-Industrial Complex Takes Another Hit
Officials who built their careers on mass incarceration are now calling for this madness to end. Could this be a turning point for the prison-industrial complex?
Making the Economy Work for the Many and Not the Few...
The way our country imprisons a staggering number of our people is wrong. Instead of mass incarceration, we need to stop wasting human talent and start opening doors to opportunity.