Join us for an important and eye-opening conversation with Vera Institute Executive Vice President and Special Counsel, Kevin Keenan, as we peel the onion of mass incarceration – and learn what Vera is doing about it. 

Show Highlights:

  • The extraordinary harm caused by our system of mass incarceration
  • Facing into brutality and racism of our criminal justice system
  • The importance of treating everybody with dignity
  • The importance of proximity for really being able to tackle complex social problems
  • What Vera Institute is doing to create a more just society

Links:

https://www.vera.org/

Twitter: @verainstitute @kevinkeenan

Justin’s Story:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PUPQrF5Qlk

Bar Chart from PPI:  https://www.prisonpolicy.org/global/2018.html

JustLeadership USA/ Glenn Martin Quote, “Those closest to the problem are closest to the solution, but furthest from resources and power.”:  https://jlusa.org/our-goal/

On Movement Ecology, AYNI Institute:  https://ayni.institute/movementecology/