Visualizing Myths and Realities of Mass Incarceration
March 22, 2019 | Grantee Publications | Criminal Justice

Prison Policy Initiative (PPI) released its annual “Whole Pie” report which visualizes mass incarceration in the United States. The report offers a picture of the 2.3 million people incarcerated in the justice system and includes where and why people are behind bars. A MacArthur grantee, PPI’s report includes five myths of mass incarceration and identifies the underlying issues behind those myths that reformers should address.

 

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