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 15 years, our campaigns have protected our democracy from the prison system and 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.

Thank you.
—Peter Wagner, Executive DirectorDonate
Graph showing that while New Haven residents make up 14% of Connecticut's prisoners, only 7% of the state's prisoners are incarcerated in New Haven

Data Source: 2000 US Census and 2003 Department of Correction. (Graph: Prison Policy Initiative, 2010)

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