Criminal Justice Sabbath: It’s all one struggle

The nation’s eyes are on our justice system. The traumas children and parents are facing at our border are heart-breaking. Their stories should transform our legal system, our foster care system, and our politics. Sadly, we know that it is not only kids at the border who are separated from their parents by incarceration, nor … Continue reading Criminal Justice Sabbath: It’s all one struggle

Historical context for the prison abolition movement

A recent article “Think prison abolition in America is impossible? It once felt inevitable” in the Guardian newspaper lifts up the history of movement for prison reform and abolition. Read this article not only for ways public debate about criminal justice reform has shifted since the start of US “wars” on crime and drugs, but … Continue reading Historical context for the prison abolition movement