‘Invisibly shackled’: Parole, probation in Wisconsin create insurmountable barriers to rehabilitation

Current system only serves to keep people trapped within criminal justice system, fails to aid public safety in any way


Slavery is still legal in Wisconsin’s prisons — it’s time to change that

On the anniversary of the passage of the thirteenth amendment, Wisconsin must reevaluate the permission of forced prison labor

UW-Madison Campus

Activist discusses prison system reform as part of Distinguished Lecture Series

Mariame Kaba said mass incarceration in America is a criminalization problem


Job Center of Wisconsin encourages correctional facilities to live up to their name

Though the Job Center of Wisconsin benefits ex-offenders, harsh realities still remain in Wisconsin's criminal justice system


Evers has opportunity to find common interest with Republican legislature on prison reform

By considering GOP’s interests in minimal government and law enforcement, newly-elected Democrats can gain support from GOP-controlled government


Dane County prison renovation woefully deflects addressing systemic problem

Renovation may address safety, but does nothing to improve innate racism in Wisconsin's jails


Dane County shows jails do better focusing on rehabilitation, not punishment

Treating addiction as medical condition humanizes, rehabilitates offenders