What We Know by Vivian Nixon audiobook

What We Know: Solutions from Our Experiences in the Justice System

Edited by Vivian Nixon  and Daryl Atkinson
Read by Janina Edwards , David Sadzin  and Timothy Andrés Pabon

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

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    ISBN: 9798200209866

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Runtime: 7.19 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

When The New Press, the Center for American Progress, and the Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted Peoples and Family Movement issued a call for innovative reform ideas, over three hundred currently and formerly incarcerated individuals responded. What We Know collects two dozen of their best suggestions, each of which proposes a policy solution derived from their own lived experience.

Ideas run the gamut: A man serving time in Indiana argues for a Prison Labor Standards Act, calling for us to reject prison slavery. A Nebraska man who served a federal prison term for white-collar crimes suggests offering courses in entrepreneurship as a way to break down barriers to employment for people returning from incarceration. A woman serving a life sentence in Georgia spells out a system of earned privileges that could increase safety and decrease stress inside prison. And a man serving a twenty-five-year term for a crime he committed at age fifteen advocates powerfully for eliminating existing financial incentives to charge youths as adults.

With contributors including nationally known formerly incarcerated leaders in justice reform, twenty-three justice-involved individuals add a perspective that is too often left out of national reform conversations.

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Available Formats : Retail CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 7.19
Audience: Adult
Language: English