Winnable Criminal Justice Reforms

CONTENTS

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Expand alternatives to criminal justice system responses to social problems …………………………………1 Reduce the number of people entering the “revolving doors” of jails and prisons …………………………2

Improve sentencing structures and release processes to encourage

timely and successful releases from prison ……………………………………………………………………………..3

Reduce the footprint of the probation and parole system and support success on supervision…….5 Protect incarcerated people and families from exploitation by private contractors……………………….7 Promote physical and mental health among incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people………..7 Give all communities equal voice in how our justice system works ………………………………………………..9 Eliminate relics of the harmful and racist “war on drugs” ………………………………………………………………10

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