Friday, February 8, 2013

Brave New Foundation: This beast costs America $228 billion a year

It costs $20,000 to $30,000 a year to incarcerate a prisoner. 

Published on Aug 30, 2012

Our prison system is a beast, gobbling resources that should be going to communities. Watch this video to find out why. Then get involved at

This video was done in partnership with the ACLU, Equal Justice Initiative, All of Us or None, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, NAACP, 

A New Way of Life, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Justice Policy Institute, Drug Policy Alliance, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, the United Methodist Church, Justice Fellowship, and Partnership for Safety and Justice.

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