On Tuesday, March 26th, over 1,000 WISDOM leaders and friends from across the state of Wisconsin will gather at the State Capitol to advocate and educate our elected representatives about our issues in the proposed state budget – criminal justice
EXPO Associate Director Sarah Ferber and WISDOM Director David Liners have been appointed to Gov. Tony Evers’ Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Policy Advisory Council. Even before the inauguration, WISDOM and EXPO leaders met multiple times with various members
EXPO Leaders sponsored events in Eau Claire, Madison and Milwaukee to explore and expose the use of mass supervision in Wisconsin. The events included a presentation on Columbia University Justice Lab’s newly released study on mass supervision in Wisconsin and
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