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"Watchdog Group Polices US Prisons"

Voice of America
Related Grantee: John Howard Association
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US Jails Warehouse Sick, Poor: Op-Ed by President Julia Stasch

Jail is not supposed to be where you put the mentally ill or those too poor to pay bail. Nor is it supposed to be where African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and Asians go for crimes ... Read More

"What Should Be the Purpose of Prison?"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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Keep Out of Jail Those Who Don't Need to be Locked Up: Op-Ed by Interim President Julia Stasch

Jail is where over-incarceration begins. Millions of people in jail today simply don’t need to be there, and the devastating costs and consequences fall disproportionately on low-income people and communities of color. Read More

"Stop Placing the Mentally Ill in Jails"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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