I need your help. I co-founded the Prison Policy Initiative to put the problem of mass incarceration — and the perverse incentives that fuel it — on the national agenda. Over the last 16 years, our campaigns have protected our democracy from the prison system and protected the poorest families in this country from the predatory prison telephone industry. Our reports untangle the statistics and recruit new allies.

But now, more than ever, we need your help to put data & compassion into the conversation. Any gift you can make today be matched by other donors and go twice as far.

Thank you.
—Peter Wagner, Executive DirectorDonate

by Peter Wagner, February 26, 2007

Eileen Markey writes about U.S. Census policy, New York State’s democracy and the need for interim solutions in City Limits magazine: Hey, that’s my prisoner: Pols want the numbers.


by Peter Wagner, February 19, 2007

Professor Marie Gottschalk cites our research in a column in today’s Los Angeles Times Prisoners of the Census Bureau: How and where the U.S. counts inmates has huge, and unsettling, consequences.


by Peter Wagner, February 15, 2007

El Diario
editorial thumbnailEl Diario/La Prensa (New York) cites our research in an editorial Reversing the Prison Trend in English and Spanish.

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