While California continues pushing our criminal justice system down the rehabilitative path to reduce recidivism and improve public safety, are we doing enough?
How can we ensure that resources we’re advocating for find their way to the unserved and underserved?
“We have the power to rehabilitate and educate. Education is empowering. But the system is like Spiderman right now. They have the power, but they don’t want to use it. Then they get upset when some guy who was locked up comes back into their community and shoots their uncle.
There’s only so much punishment can do. It’s time for us to focus on rehabilitation.”
Read the full article presented by the Marshall Project, in collaboration with Vice, here.
Artwork by Julia Kuo.
Re:store Justice works in partnership with incarcerated people, survivors of crime, district attorneys & the community to reform the criminal justice system.