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 17 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.

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graph showing the percentage of people without access to computers or high-speed internet at home, by age. (Older people have less access to either.)

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, Computer and Internet Use in the United States: 2013, Table 2. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2015)

This graph originally appeared in The demographics of computer ownership and high-speed internet access.

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