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.
Elyse Lightman Samuel's blog post, All My Relations, posted on Medium
September 2019
Blog Post
News
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration System" here, including presentation and recording.
Materials: Movement Lawyering: Reimagining Lawyering before the Immigration System
June 2019
Program Materials
Resource
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.
The logo of the Edward W. Hazen Foundation, which features the name of the foundation below two four-sided blue shapes between two four-sided brown shapes, which collectively form a white H.
May 2019
Statement
News
This report exposes roughly 4,000 corporations that profit from the devastating mass incarceration of our nation’s marginalized communities.
Artwork showing white guard who is filling out a form while a black man is fed through a machine, out of which flies dollar bills. The work is by James "Yaya" Hough, State Correctional Institution, Phoenix, PA, and titled, I am the Economy.
May 2019
Report
Resource
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.
Shows a protest, with three women in the foreground, holding a sign with the message, "Jamie Dimon: Break up with Private Prisons Now!" alongside a picture of the JPMorgan Chase CEO. Posted to accompany the Forbes article, JPMorgan Chase Is Done With Private Prisons.
March 2019
News Article
News
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.
Bankrolling Oppression: How Wall Street Companies Finance the Private Prison and Immigrant Detention Industry
October 2018
Report
Resource
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.
September 2018
Co-Sponsored Program
Equal Treatment: Public Perceptions of MASA Communities & Implications for Criminal Justice/Immigration Reform
Program
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.
Worth Rises logo, featuring their name on the right and a green building on the left with a purple bird flying upwards with a flight path shaded purple to look like a bar chart showing a steady increase. Posted to accompany their resource, Immigration Detention: An American Business.
June 2018
Report
Resource
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.
May 2017
Webinar
Justice for All: Is Criminal Justice Reform Leaving Immigrants Behind?
Program
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.
March 2017
Co-Sponsored Program
Program

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