Prison and Jail

Webinar: Why Our Corrections System Is So Dysfunctional

Despite being approximately 5 percent of the global population, the United States has nearly 25 percent of the world’s prison population. A disproportionate number of people with mental illness, people of color, and immigrants and refugees are being housed in overcrowded prisons, jails, and detention centers. Join our experienced panelists for a conversation on why the corrections system has become so dysfunctional and broken.

Host: Rev. Dean Bucalos, NBA Prison and Jail Mission Specialist

Panelists: Brittany Herrington, Rev. Dr. Heather Hunnicutt, Marcus Jackson, Amilcar Valencia

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