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Center For Prison Reform CPR Newsletter
November 13, 2014
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With new laws set to be enacted across the country and significant wins for the prison reform movement, outcomes in the midterm elections are still front page news. This week, dive deeper into the election debate on criminal justice and prison reforms, and learn about the new funding that will make the ACLU a major political player in prison reform for the next eight years.

Get an update on California's Proposition 36 from 2012, and see the data on nearly 2,000 prisoners released as part of the legislation.

In our video of the week, watch the trailer for a new documentary about abuses in the juvenile justice system in Pennsylvania. In Cash For Kids, a tale of corruption, money, and the criminalization of children comes to light.

Want to be involved? Join our next weekly national call on November 19th from 2-2:30PM EST. Ring (605) 562-3140 and type in code 408388#.

Edwina Rogers
Edwina Rogers
Edwina Rogers
Executive Director
Center For Prison Reform

California's Prop 36

Update: California's Prop 36


Passed by voters in 2012, Proposition 36 made major changes to California's infamous Three Strikes law. How are the nearly 2,000 inmates released as a result faring two years later?
Alabama Baptists Want Reform

Alabama Baptists Call for Reform


At this week's Alabama Baptist Convention, leaders called for increased efforts on all levels in fighting for prison reforms in the state, citing abuses and overcrowding throughout the system.
The Election Debate on Reform

The Election Debate on Reform


While there was no debate on prison reform on the national level leading up to the midterm elections, several states asked voters to weigh in on important issues.
ACLU receives grant money

The ACLU Fights For Reform


With fifty million dollars in new grant money, the ACLU is embarking on an eight year campaign to fight for meaningful prison reform on local, state, and the national level.
Kids For Cash

Video of the Week


In the documentary film Kids For Cash, the story of corruption, money, and juvenile justice in Pennsylvania comes to light, exposing two judges and hundreds of incarcerated minors.






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