For the 70 million people living with a criminal record in the US, the penalties of a conviction last far beyond a sentence. The #WORKINGfuture campaign is committed to eliminating the devastating barriers to health, housing, and work — while restoring basic human dignity to all.
Addressing the Lack of Emergency Preparedness in the Criminal Legal System
Until the United States abolishes prisons, incarcerated people have the right to be safe in the event of man-made or natural disasters. We must mandate comprehensive solutions to protect their lives. No one deserves to die behind bars.