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Thinking Beyond the Prison Cell

For decades, prison has been the default punishment in the United States, leading to overcrowded cells, budget shortfalls, and conditions that breed violence. As people across the nation demand a better system, there’s a push to come up with more humane approaches.

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The Future of Corrections

The Young Men Emerging unit at the D.C. Department of Corrections houses young men with older mentors who have served since they were teens or young adults, along with specially trained staff. It's a therapeutic, rehabilitative community that values love and support.


Safe, Small, and Humane: A Vision for Prison Reform

It’s time to transform our nation’s prisons. We’re supporting bold ideas to safely reduce prison populations, improve culture and conditions, increase transparency, and bolster prospects for successful reintegration.

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