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Prison Policy Initiative (PPI) (Northampton MA)

  • Prison Gerrymandering Project

    This is an excellent resource for getting up-to-date on this issue threatening the democratic process.

  • States of Incarceration: The Global Context: World Incarceration Rates If Every U.S. State Were A Country

    This is required reading for those people striving to reform the correctional system in the United States, criminology students, or anyone concerne

  • Breaking Down Mass Incarceration in the 2010 Census: State-by-State Incarceration Rates by Race/Ethnicity

    "Social science research has time and again come to the robust conclusion that exposure to the criminal justice system has profound and intergenera

  • Tracking State Prison Growth in 50 States

    If you are looking for an excellent primer on the use of incarceration in the United States, you need to read this.

  • Screening Out Family Time: The For-Profit Video Visitation Industry in Prisons and Jails

    This is the most comprehensive website you will find about the for-profit video visitation industry.

  • The Racial Geography of Mass Incarceration

    This is an excellent report that addresses the critical issues surrounding the building of prisons in and the transfer of inmates to areas that are

  • Separation by Bars and Miles: Visitation in State Prisons

    "Almost by definition, incarceration separates individuals from their families, but for decades this country has also placed unnecessary burdens on

  • States of Women's Incarceration: The Global Context

    If you want an easy to understand and concise source of information about female incarceration within the U.S.

  • Protecting Written Family Communication in Jails: A 50-State Survey

    This report "reviews which agencies in each state provide rules, guidelines, or best practices to local jails and uncovers what, if anything, these