Tag: prison system
If we commit to abolishing "death-making institutions" and instead build those that are life-giving, we might not be so married to revenge and punishment.
Rose repeatedly met with inmates and received text messages from contraband prisoner cellphones in order to coordinate the scheme.
"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."
We are being offered an opportunity to carefully examine a destructive, expensive, punitive system and transform it into one that could be just, restorative, and good for individuals and society as a whole.
"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”
Research shows that providing education to such young men – and young women – when they become incarcerated makes them less likely to return to prison.
“This is a growing movement and the Nationwide Prison Strike of 2018 is an unparalleled success for prisoner organizing in the modern era."