Catalyst 300 – Criminal Justice

Almost a third of global detainees are held without sentencing. The United States has the highest imprisoned population and prison population rates in the world (Institute for Criminal Policy Research, n.d.). Vulnerable populations including women, people of color, and LGBTQ are disproportionately affected by discriminatory laws, prosecution, and sentencing. Poor prison conditions including violence, lack of health care, and forced labor threaten human wellbeing. The goal of this challenge is to promote just criminal systems worldwide.

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