An Introduction to Mass Incarceration, part 5

This is the 5th in a series of 5 posts discussing mass incarceration. Throughout the week, we have discussed the issue of mass incarceration, looked through biblical and theological reasons to engage with the topic, discussed some groups that are engaging the issue, and looked through several different resources that provide various information about mass …

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An Introduction to Mass Incarceration, part 4

This is the 4th in a series of 5 posts discussing mass incarceration. Yesterday’s post provided examples of different organizations working with mass incarceration. Today, we will explore 5 resources that are beneficial for learning more about the issue. This list is obviously not exhaustive, but serves as a good place to begin gathering information …

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An Introduction to Mass Incarceration, part 3

This is the 3rd in a series of 5 posts discussing mass incarceration. Thanks to the complex, multi-faceted nature of mass incarceration, there are many different ways that different groups can be involved with engaging with and working on the issue. This blog post will cover 5 examples of organizations that are engaging the issue …

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An Introduction to Mass Incarceration, part 2

This is the 2nd in a series of 5 posts discussing mass incarceration. Yesterday’s post provided an introduction to mass incarceration, along with some stats and information that I’ve found to be compelling reasons to question the current incarceration system. These are not the only reasons that I am concerned about this issue. As a …

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An Introduction to Mass Incarceration, part 1

This is the 1st in a series of 5 posts discussing mass incarceration. Last summer, I took part in a political advocacy internship with the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). One of my tasks was to research and begin to put together a list of sources relating to mass incarceration. As I went through my …

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