Between 1980 and 2015, the number of people incarcerated in America overall increased from roughly 500,000 to over 2.2 million. Today, the United States makes up about 5% of the […]
What are the first steps to dismantling mass incarceration?
At our October 1st Symposium: Understanding & Dismantling Mass Incarceration, we asked the audience members to tell us what they thought the most urgent issue regarding this large, overwhelming structure […]
Lessons from the Mass Incarceration Symposium
“If we continue to tell ourselves the popular myths about racial progress or, worse yet, if we say to ourselves that the problem of mass incarceration is just too big, […]