2013: the Year the Criminal Justice System Changed?

Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 12/16/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
2013: the Year the Criminal Justice System Changed?
This year we saw significant changes from sentencing reform, to drug policy, to how people are treated behind bars. This edition of KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley's Making Contact looks at victories in the struggle to bring humanity to the world’s largest prison industrial complex. 
This show features Larry Everest, Stop Mass Incarceration Network member; Stephen Czifra, activist and formerly incarcerated person; Ralph Diaz, Associate Director for the Department of Institutions at Pelican Bay State Prison; Jules Lobel, Center for Constitutional Rights President; Marie Levin, sister of Pelican Bay SHU prisoner Ronnie Dewberry; Alex Friedman, Human Rights Center Associate Director; Margaret Winters, ACLU National Prison Project Director, Isaac Ontiveros, Critical Resistance organizer; Tom Shear, Ilinois Department of Corrections spokesperson; Christopher Epps, Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner; Bethany Fraser, parent of children with incarcerated father; Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission Acting Chair.

KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley      http://www.kpfa.org/making-contact-2013-year-criminal-justice-system-changed


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