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.

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WFCR’s Bob Paquette interviewed Director, Peter Wagner

by Elena Lavarreda, February 18, 2010

Bob Paquette of WFCR Amherst, MA recently conducted a compelling interview with Peter Wagner about the fast-approaching Census count, and the problem posed by counting inmates as residence of their prison cell, rather than the place they came from prior to sentencing.



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