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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 will be matched by other donors and go twice as far.

Thank you.
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Two new ways to support us: Donate stock & shop at Amazon

by Peter Wagner, March 18, 2015

There are two additional ways to financially support the Prison Policy Initiative:

  1. We can now accept donations of stock. If you’d like to donate your stock to the Prison Policy Initiative, contact us by email or call us at (413) 527-0845 for our TDAmeritrade numbers.
  2. You can sign up at Amazon Smile and 0.5% of every purchase you make at Amazon will become a contribution to our work.

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    Legal Director Aleks Kajstura will be in DC speaking at the congressional Democratic Women’s Working Group dinner about women’s mass incarceration.

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