A portrait of Peter Wagner.
Peter Wagner
Executive Director
I need your help. The Prison Policy Initiative is at the forefront of the movement for criminal justice reform. We’ve protected our democracy from the prison system and the poorest families in this country from the predatory prison telephone industry. And our timely and accessible reports recruit new and stronger allies to our movement.

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—Peter Wagner
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Graph showing that Whites are underrepresented in Montana prisons and jails. The Montana population is 90.60% White, but the incarcerated population is 72.40% White.

Data Source: U.S. Census 2000. (Graph: Peter Wagner, May 2004)

Graph is a part of Racial disparities in incarceration by state.

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  • February 9, 2016:
    Executive Director Peter Wagner will be in Providence Rhode Island to testify in support of H7400 and ending prison gerrymandering at the House Judiciary Committee.

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  • February 9, 2016:
    Executive Director Peter Wagner will be in Providence Rhode Island to testify in support of H7400 and ending prison gerrymandering at the House Judiciary Committee.

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