Help End Prison Gerrymandering
Prison gerrymandering funnels political power away from urban communities to legislators who have prisons in their (often white, rural) districts. More than a decade ago, the Prison Policy Initiative put numbers on the problem and sparked the movement to end prison gerrymandering.
Can you help us continue the fight? Thank you.
—Peter Wagner, Executive DirectorDonate
Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in Massachusetts
- The Prison Town Advantage Inmates who can't vote nevertheless add to the power of the politicians who don't represent them, by Maureen Turner, Valley Advocate (Western Mass.), October 8, 2009