Event: Gerrymandering film Feb 2 in Providence Rhode Island

December 16, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
Filed under Going to Jail

The Gerrymandering film will be screened at Roger Williams University 4:30pm and Cable Car Cinema at 6:30pm in Providence Rhode Island. See a clip from the film featuring Peter Wagner and the residents of Anamosa Iowa talking about prison-based gerrymandering. Director Jeff Reichert, Common Cause Rhode Island director John Marion, PPI's Peter Wagner will lead discussions after the film. February 02, 2011

Mothers Behind Bars

December 16, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
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The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to Mothers Behind Bars State-by-state report card and analysis of federal policies on conditions of confinement for pregnant & parenting women, [PDF] by The Rebecca Project for Human Rights, The National Women's Law Center.

New York Senate explains prison-based gerrymandering

December 14, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
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Added New York Senate explains prison-based gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

House should approve Census oversight bill

December 13, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
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Added House should approve Census oversight bill to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

The Continuing Fiscal Crisis in Corrections

December 10, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
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The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to The Continuing Fiscal Crisis in Corrections Setting a New Course, [PDF] by The Vera Institute of Justice.

No Better Off

December 10, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
Filed under Going to Jail

The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to No Better Off An Update on Swanson Center for Youth, [PDF] by Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana.

Collateral Costs

December 10, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
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The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to Collateral Costs Incarceration's Effect on Economic Mobility, [PDF] by Pew Charitable Trust, Economic Mobility Project.

The Hidden Costs of Criminal Justice Debt

December 10, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
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The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to The Hidden Costs of Criminal Justice Debt [PDF] by Brennan Center for Justice.

The Hidden Costs of Criminal Justice Debt

December 10, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
Filed under Going to Jail

The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to The Hidden Costs of Criminal Justice Debt [PDF] by Brennan Center for Justice.

In For a Penny

December 10, 2010 by Prison Policy Initiative  
Filed under Going to Jail

The Prison Policy Initiative research database was updated with a link to In For a Penny The Rise of America's New Debtors' Prisons, [PDF] by American Civil Liberties Union.

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