Report on efficacy and cost savings of drug treatment vs imprisonment.
Paths to Incarceration/Prevention
addresses strategic concerns & questions to consider when developing a restorative justice program
Tools to assist in criminal justice reform, including handbooks, training curriculums, & model laws.
A prison psychiatrist reflects on why people commit crimes, highlighting the role that shame often plays in the etiology of murder and arguing that our present penal system only exacerbates it.
Discusses the reasons so many people with mental illness are incarcerated.
"The Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) is working to build a youth, family, and formerly and currently incarcerated people’s movement to challenge America’s addiction to incarceration and race, gender and class discrimination in Los Angeles County’s, California’s and the nation’s juvenile and criminal injustice systems. The YJC’s goal is to dismantle policies and institutions that have ensured the massive lock-up of people of color, widespread law enforcement violence and corruption, consistent violation of youth and communities’ Constitutional and human rights, the construction of a vicious s
90302 Inglewood , CA
From the website: "The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) uses direct service and policy advocacy to transform the experiences of kids prosecuted in the adult criminal justice system. We partner with court-involved youth, their families, and lawyers to develop holistic, humanizing narratives that mitigate the facts of each case; get cases transferred to the juvenile system; and make crucial connections to community resources providing education, healthcare, housing, and employment. Our ultimate goal is to keep children out of adult jails and prisons."
19109 Philadelphia , PA