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October 9, 2018
More Women Are Behind Bars Now. One Prison Wants to Change That.
Connecticut’s WORTH program uses therapy, classes and mentoring to try to keep women from coming back.
May 18, 2018
Maryland Leads as Prison Populations Continue to Decline
Sentencing reforms still curbing mass incarceration, but some eye reversals.
February 16, 2017
Is Prison the Answer to Violence?
An advocate (and survivor) makes the case for another approach.
December 14, 2016
Let’s Go to Prison!
A national field trip to Incarceration Nation, under the shadow of Donald Trump
July 6, 2016
Don’t overlook local jails.
December 15, 2015
Who is Putting the Most People in Jail? Not New York, Chicago, or LA.
A new tool drills down on hidden incarceration rates.
October 23, 2015
How to Build Trust in Policing
Measure what really matters.