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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.
—Peter Wagner, Executive DirectorDonate
A map of New York State and its Senate Districts, with each district colored based on its non-prisoner population's deviation from the ideal district size.

Data Source: U.S. Census, 2000 and Empire State Development. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2004)

This graph originally appeared in Gerrymandering in New York.

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