Criminal Justice & Criminalization
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.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration System" here, including presentation and recording.
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.
This report exposes roughly 4,000 corporations that profit from the devastating mass incarceration of our nation’s marginalized communities.
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.
Bankrolling Oppression: How Wall Street Companies Finance the Private Prison and Immigrant Detention Industry
As the Trump administration continues to advance policies that further criminalize Black, Brown, and immigrant communities, the private prison and detention industry is experiencing renewed opportunities for growth.
Equal Treatment: Public Perceptions of MASA Communities & Implications for Criminal Justice/Immigration Reform
This webinar highlights critical research from the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding in their recent report, Equal Treatment. The goal of the webinar is to articulate the connections between criminalization of MASA communities by law enforcement and broader criminal justice/immigration enforcement practices.
This report covers the business of immigrant detention, including the number of people detained, for-profit company involvement, the role of government agencies, and the number of facilities involved.
Join us to learn more about the intersections between criminal justice and immigration systems, how the criminal justice reform and immigrant rights community are responding, and what funders can do at this critical moment.
Join us in a conversation with academic, government, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders as we explore the history of immigration detention in America, analyze reforms at the local and federal level, discuss what solutions might look like under a federal administration unwelcoming of a pro-immigrant and justice reform agenda, and understand how philanthropy is playing a critical role in addressing the issue.