Prison Proliferation 1900-2000

Map designed by Rose Heyer for PrisonersoftheCensus.org. Source: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Census Of State And Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2000. Conducted by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI, 2004. Cartography Source: Environmental Systems Research Inst. 1 U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Historical Corrections Statistics in the United States, 1850 - 1984, Dec. 1986. 2 U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Prisoners in 2000, Aug. 2001.

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Events

  • March 25, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will be at the panel discussion of criminal justice reform in Massachusetts at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington at 12:45-5pm.
  • April 5, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will discuss PPI’s recent research as it relates to a community-wide reading of Orange is the New Black. 6:30-8 pm at Emily Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton, MA

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