WISDOM has done of good job of making the reform of Wisconsin’s Criminal Justice System one of the key issues for the November election. But “tough on crime” and keeping people locked up is neither the way to dismantle systems
Almost 700 people participated in WISDOM’s Gubernatorial Candidate Forum. Our leaders gave powerful testimony on our 14 issues and asked pointed questions of each candidate. Each Candidate answered YES to each of our questions. We have them on record! You
EXPO is leading the campaign to #CLOSEmsdf. At the Mass Story Lab event – facilitated by Mass Story Lab, a community storytelling project whose mission is to make stories of people directly impacted by mass incarceration “an instrument of justice”
The Solitary Confinement Workgroup for ROC Wisconsin created a powerful, moving event that is being performed across the state. “Like an Animal in a Cage: Voices from Solitary Confinement” was first proposed by Talib Akbar, MOSES Vice President and EXPO Board member.
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
Who is EXPO? EXPO (EX-Incarcerated People Organizing) works to end mass incarceration, eliminate all forms of structural discrimination against formerly incarcerated people, and restore formerly incarcerated people to full participation in the life of our communities. EXPO emerged in 2014