Monday, February 13th, marked the five-year anniversary of the founding of Californians for Safety and Justice, an advocacy organization seeking to replace prison and justice system waste with smarter … [Read More...]
Angels are everywhere. You can find them working at your local restaurant, sleeping in cars along the street, and huddled in the shadows on notorious Skid Row. You can find them in local colleges, … [Read More...]
Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his breakthrough sermon linking racism, capitalism, and militarism at New York's Riverside Church. King's courageous sermon was … [Read More...]
Dominick Correy is a member of the Justice Not Jails Steering Committee who has been working for ten years as a "chaser" at Pasadena's Learning Works Charter School. A "chaser" is a staff specialist … [Read More...]
Or at least misleading, says this contrarian scholar. Here’s why it matters.
Critics of the prison-happy American criminal justice system tend to subscribe to a narrative that goes like this: Mass … [Read More...]
The Netherlands has a problem many countries can only dream of: a shortage of prison inmates.
While countries like Belgium, Britain, Haiti, Italy, the United States and Venezuela have grappled with … [Read More...]