2014 Report on how states reduced incarceration and saved money without compromising public safety through the Justice Reinvestment Initiative.
Book about young black men living in inner city Philadelphia. (2014)
Power Inside works for safety, dignity and justice for women in Baltimore, MD. They do advocacy and education work, and one of their programs (of six total) is focused on women who are returning after incarceration.
From the website: "Jail and Prison Reentry and Aftercare: Women returning to the community from prison and jail face overwhelming barriers. Through our case management we work with women while in incarcerated to address their anticipated and realized needs and provide a continuum of care as they rebuild their lives after release."
21211 Baltimore , MD
Prison Legal News (PLN), a project of the non-profit Human Rights Defense Center, is a 72-page monthly magazine that reports on criminal justice issues and prison and jail-related civil litigation, with an emphasis on prisoners' rights.
Blog highlighting events and resources related to prisons and mass incarceration.
Examines the contributions and limitations of the "Jim Crow" analogy, arguing that it obscures some important aspects of mass incarceration.
The Racial Profiling Project is a project of the South Carolina Progressive Network, focused on moving bringing police precincts into compliance with a state law that requires them to report the race of those stopped for traffic warnings.
29202 Columbia , SC
South Carolina US
Short film about a Tennessee prosecutor teaching in prison who is impressed by a promising inmate and then discovers he'd won the case to keep her incarcerated.
"Smart Justice Spokane is a broad, diverse coalition of more than 30 organizations, community members, and criminal justice professionals who have come together to advocate for reform of our expensive, ineffective, and unfair criminal justice system."
99201 Spokane , WA