#Incarceration

  • Article: These Kits Provide Menstrual Health Education and Jobs for Incarcerated People
    Water & Sanitation

    These Kits Provide Menstrual Health Education and Jobs for Incarcerated People

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2019

    “It’s a basic human need that we’re meeting.” Read more

  • Article: Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'
    Water & Sanitation

    Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 20, 2019

    Menstrual health advocates explain why his comments are so harmful. Read more

  • Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked
    Citizenship

    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|March 15, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Article: Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back
    Girls & Women

    Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    Oct. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania. Read more

  • Article: Los Angeles Country Erases $90 Million in Juvenile Court Fees
    Citizenship

    Los Angeles Country Erases $90 Million in Juvenile Court Fees

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 11, 2018

    Criminal justice reform advocates are calling this a breakthrough moment. Read more

  • Article: California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 29, 2018

    The bill replaces one unjust system with another, advocates argue. Read more

  • Article: Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison
    Citizenship

    Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 20, 2018

    “We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system.” Read more

  • Article: The US Prison Population Is Falling — But Not for Incarcerated Women
    Citizenship

    The US Prison Population Is Falling — But Not for Incarcerated Women

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 30, 2018

    As men’s prison populations decrease, women are not finding freedom as frequently. Read more