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Great Mentors Create Great Mentors
In 2017, I was working on prison conditions; visiting and interviewing…
May 18, 2021
Women's Incarceration Rates Are Skyrocketing. These Advocates Are Trying to Change That.
As incarceration rates for men drop in some states, efforts to decarcerate…
May 17, 2021
More Than 5 Million Children Have Had an Incarcerated Parent
As mass incarceration in the United States exploded between 1970 and 2014, the…
May 07, 2021
Working for Pennies Just to Buy Overpriced Soap in Prison
Incarcerated people who work in most prisons and immigration detention…
Apr 30, 2021
College in Prison Adapts as COVID-19 Upends Education in Schools Everywhere
Over 22,000 incarcerated students have been able to access higher education…
Apr 28, 2021
End the Cycle of Crises for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
The United States must move away from crisis-based institutionalized custodial…
Apr 27, 2021
Wisconsin Program Helps People Find Jobs After Prison
Employment reduces recidivism, and Wisconsin is taking strides to provide job…
Apr 26, 2021

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What Justice for George Floyd Looks Like
Justice for George Floyd—and countless other Black people who have been victims…
Apr 22, 2021
Legalizing Marijuana Doesn’t Mean It’s Legal for Everyone
New marijuana legislation must address the damage that criminalization has done…
Apr 20, 2021
Stimulus Checks Aren't Enough; We Need to End Court Fees
Many people saw a boost to their finances in recent weeks, a result of the…
Apr 12, 2021
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