OUR MISSION

Popularizing the idea that we can smartly and safely reduce the number of people in our prisons and jails by 50%.

THE LATEST
Obama made progress on criminal justice reform. Will it survive the next president?
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Obama crosses the 1,000-mark on commutations he's granted
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VICE News: Families of Inmates Beg Obama for Clemency in DC
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Read These Family Members of Current Inmates Urging Obama to Expand Clemency
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Obama commutes sentences for 72 inmates
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Thousands await decision from Obama on clemency
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OUR VISION

We envision a criminal justice system that recognizes the humanity of the 2.2 million people currently behind bars in America and moves toward compassion and treatment rather than punishment and incarceration.

With empathy, understanding, and love we can build the political will needed to rectify the damage caused by the incarceration industry on individuals, families and our society.