The spread of COVID-19 in prisons across the U.S. has largely been neglected by corrections agencies and lawmakers. Adnan Khan, Co-founder and Executive Director of Re:Store Justice says “the only way to really make a difference with COVID-19 in prison is for society to reexamine the lens through which it sees the incarcerated population.” Read more here.
Mass and static incarceration will not be solved unless we address that which we are most afraid to talk about: violent crime, and/or those serving life sentences. Our mission is to change the way society and the justice system respond to violence and harm. From Proximity to policy.