In Our Backyards Stories

Special Report

The incarceration stories in our backyards are about more than rising numbers and mounting costs. They're about the human and social impact of jails and prisons across the country. Vera is undertaking research in small towns and cities to learn why some of the least-considered places now have the highest incarceration rates, and to help craft solutions that can help end an overreliance on prisons and jails.