How to Inspire Criminal Justice Reform
August 31, 2016

ByrdBrittany K. Barnett-Byrd, criminal justice advocate and attorney writes about importance of human stories in criminal justice reform efforts.

“As the daughter of a formerly incarcerated mother, I know that when one person goes to prison, the whole family goes to prison.

“Mass incarceration has devastated families and communities across America. The United States makes up nearly 5% of the world’s population and almost 25% of the world’s prison population. Today, there are over 2.2 million people incarcerated in this country.”

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