Why These Incarcerated Latinos Deserve Clemency
May 6, 2016

“Mass incarceration obliterates Latino families. Today, one-in-28 Latino children can expect to grow up with an incarcerated parent, leaving them facing many challenges, including a greater probability that they, too, will end up behind bars. Across U.S. prisons, it’s common to hear incarcerated mothers cry and scream because of the news that their child has been hurt or killed through gangs and drug involvement. I know this because I am an incarcerated mother.”

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