Prisons of Poverty: Uncovering the pre-incarceration incomes of the imprisoned

Authors: Bernadette Rabuy and Daniel Kopf

Research revealing how the prison cycle is fueled by poverty: “Permanently ending the era of mass incarceration will require reversing the decades of neglect that denied our most vulnerable communities access to good jobs, reliable transportation, safe housing, and good schools. Making these long-delayed investments in the basic building blocks of strong and stable communities will ensure that, once we turn the corner on mass incarceration, we never turn back.”

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