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Visualizing 10.6 Million Jail Admissions Each Year

An artistic collaboration between Prison Policy Initiative and data journalist and illustrator Mona Chalabi provides a visualization of the 10.6 million jail admissions in the United States every year.

"Missing: Criminal Justice Data"

The New York Times
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Grassroots Alliance Recommends Community Safety Oversight Board

For nearly two years the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (GAPA) engaged with communities across Chicago to develop a comprehensive proposal for a citywide community safety oversight board.
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The Big Picture of Mass Incarceration

The Prison Policy Initiative’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018 shows that U.S. jails admitted nearly 11 million people in 2016, and half a million people are detained in jails before trial every day.
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Racial Disparities in Jail Incarceration Rates Narrow, Though Large Disparities Still Persist

A report by the Vera Institute of Justice finds that while black people are still overwhelmingly overrepresented in local jails nationally, black incarceration is falling while white incarceration is on the rise.
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Juvenile Justice Reform in Illinois: Progress and the Road Ahead

Join a conversation on progress and the road ahead for juvenile justice reform in Illinois, featuring national and local perspectives.

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager
Portrait of Mary McClanahan Thiel

Mary McClanahan Thiel

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Erica Twyman

Erica Twyman

Team Administrator
Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer
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