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Testimony on Behalf of Restoring the Right to Vote to Formerly Incarcerated Felons (HF28)

Testimony about House File 28: Right to vote restored to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense.

What Success Looks Like After Incarceration

It is rare for women who have graduated from the program to return to prison.

‘I’m so thankful’: Dept. of Corrections halts effort to reincarcerate 18 people on COVID-19 release

Throughout the pandemic, the DOC granted 158 inmates conditional medical release because of health issues that put them at risk of contracting COVID-19. Late last month, as first reported in the Reformer, the agency notified 18 of them that they would need to return to prison to serve out the rest of their sentence.

Events: We Are All Criminals Illuminates Stories of Incarceration Around the Twin Cities

While one in four people in Minnesota (and across the nation) has a criminal record, four in four have a criminal history: that is, we are all criminals — and we’re also so much more.

Thoughts: Quarantined in Prison

I was let out of my cell for only an hour a day … for weeks on end.

Why Incarceration Does Not Reduce Crime: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Data reveals the roots of why people are incarcerated — and indicates why prison might not be the solution.

BookShelf: Getting Smarter About Public Safety

Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?

Great North Innocence Project

“If you are imprisoned and you are innocent of a crime, you can imagine that it just compounds the trauma.”

How London Handles Nonviolent Crime

"We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances."

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