Graph showing that Holyoke and Springfield have higher incarceration rates than other cities in Massachusetts

Data Source: MA DOC, Counties Inmates Released to in 2010, Appendix, & U.S. Census). (Graph: Prison Policy Initiative, 2012)

Evidence of differential incarceration rates: Number of men released by the DOC in 2010 by the place they returned to, per 10,000 adult men in that community.

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Events

  • March 25, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will be at the panel discussion of criminal justice reform in Massachusetts at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington at 12:45-5pm.
  • April 5, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will discuss PPI’s recent research as it relates to a community-wide reading of Orange is the New Black. 6:30-8 pm at Emily Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton, MA

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