The school-to-prison pipeline has to end! Too many students' lives are drastically changed forever because of bad decisions, lies, and economic gains for the criminal justice system.
Kalief Browder's story is one example of how the school-to-prison pipeline and cash bail system have destroyed students and families from low socieconomic families.
When you watch this video, you can gain an understanding of how the current cash bail system negatively impacts families without resources and the ability to access enough cash to pay for bail. This video is a resource from FWD.us
Once ex-offenders are released from prison, they need to participate in the political process. Moreover, they should have their voting rights restored. They deserve the right to participate in electing their representation.
Moreover, ex-offenders must make sure their representation supports and knows their needs. Who better to help reform the criminal justice system and improve prison conditions other than former inmates.