Using Reformative Justice to Heal

History of the American Criminal Justice System Today, the US is home to 5% of the world’s population and 25% of the world’s incarcerated population. This didn’t happen overnight but came as a consequence of the United States’ approach to crime. Preceding the American Revolution, there was no formal method of criminal justice in the […]

Applying Prison Abolition Principles To Address Inequities

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the inequities impacting marginalized communities where minorities are dying and infected at higher rates than other groups. From overcrowding in prisons to more exposure, minority communities are more vulnerable to COVID-19. At times like this, it is important to address root issues like poverty and healthcare. Failed COVID-19 Response In […]