Join over 800 WISDOM leaders from across Wisconsin at the state capitol to advocate and educate legislators about issues in the proposed state budget, including criminal justice and public transit! Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Bethel
UW-Madison Sociology Professor Pamela Oliver says that the Wisconsin Department of Corrections’ claim “that 70% of people with crimeless revocations in 2012 ‘may’ have broken the law, [is] an assertion that is ridiculous on multiple levels.” Read more detail here.
WISDOM presents the findings of a ground-breaking Health Impact Assessment (HIA), titled Excessive Revocations in Wisconsin: The Health Impacts of Locking People Up Without a New Conviction. The new report describes the impact on individuals, families and communities of Wisconsin’s
WISDOM congratulates our own Rev. Joseph Ellwanger, as the winner of the 2016 Social Innovation Prize. He will receive $10,000 to continue his work to end mass incarceration, and strengthen families and communities in Wisconsin. Pastor Joe is the driving
The prison population in Wisconsin has more than tripled since 1990. Wisconsin has the highest black male incarceration rate in the country. Half of African American men in their 30s in Milwaukee County have been in state prison. Incarceration is
Wisconsin’s criminal justice system is connected to our educational, housing, health care, transportation and economic systems. The criminal justice system is both a result and a contributor to the systemic racism and economic inequities that attacked most convicted people long
Check out the findings of a ground-breaking Health Impact Assessment (HIA), titled Excessive Revocations in Wisconsin: The Health Impacts of Locking People Up Without a New Conviction. The new report describes the impact on individuals, families and communities of Wisconsin’s
EXPO Leads the Campaign against Crimeless Revocations In a Forum organized by EXPO, and by the Post-Release Workgroup for ROC Wisconsin, EXPO leaders shared their stories of having been sent back to prison for rule violations, that is, for Crimeless