In July, on behalf of Unbound Philanthropy, Elyse Lightman Samuels attended a protest at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, which has been a site of violence and trauma for generations, resulting from criminalization, mass incarceration, and family separation. She describes her experience.
The Edward W. Foundation adopted the following policy language in its effort to screen out any companies with a business model that relies on mass incarceration.
JPMorgan Chase announced early this morning that they will stop financing GEO Group and CoreCivic — the largest operators of private prisons and immigrant detention centers in the U.S.
The California Endowment will no longer make direct investments of its endowment funds in companies that derive significant annual revenue from the operation of private prisons, jails, detention centers and correctional facilities.