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Redefining public safety. Oakland’s Restorative-Justice Hub

There are more than 3,000 local jails in the United States and another few thousand courthouses. In some people’s eyes, these institutions are monuments to public safety; to others, they represent the forces driving mass incarceration.  Source: www.citylab.com/design/2019/08/oakland-incarceration-restorative-justice-job-training/595198/

Jails are the front door to mass incarceration

‘What Does the World Beyond Jails and Prisons Look Like?’ The Detroit Justice Center helps the formerly incarcerated navigate the complications of their return by providing free legal services to people from four Michigan prisons. Source: www.citylab.com/equity/2019/04/prison-jail-detroit-justice-center-formerly-incarcerated/587647/

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