This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and to chronicle the progress ground-up efforts have made in diversion, bail reform, recidivism, adoption of technology and other crucial aspects of the move toward decarceration at local levels.
An Effort to Hold Prosecutors Accountable
We Went Back to See How These Reforms Worked
Why COVID-19 Goes from Jails to Communities
How Black Women Are Rightfully “Taking Seats at the Table”
Curing “Petty, Everyday Injustice” in Cook County
Where Juvenile Detention Looks More Like Teens Hanging Out
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Breathtaking...Heartbreaking...We got some work to do!!!!!
An Excellent & Very Necessary Production
I’ve cried at some of the stories and inhumanity experienced by many of the folks featured in the episodes. I’ve also been heartened by the efforts made bybvarious reformers and crusaders also being covered. May they prevail!
Very well done!
This type of show is so desperately needed! Thank you!