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Communication to Elected Official Regarding Mass Incarceration (Updated, Oct. 2020)

Feel free to use as much of this drafted communication as you would like, and customize to fit your needs and intended audience. Dear _________, Thank you for your service to our city/county/state/district/country. I’m reaching out to you regarding concerns I have regarding the disproportionate impact of mass incarceration on some of my most vulnerable […]

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Racial Justice: Criminal Justice & Mass Incarceration (Updated, Oct. 2020)

Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color are disproportionately arrested, indebted, and incarcerated by the criminal justice system. According to data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, as of Oct. 2020 Black inmates made up 38.5 percent of the national incarcerated population. The percentage of Black Americans in the U.S. population? 13.4 percent. This […]