Our Mission

#BeyondPrisons aims to change the conversation around prisons and punishment, change the lives of people affected by unjust policies, and ultimately change the laws that disproportionately impact poor communities of color.  

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Shaka Senghor on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah!
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Shaka Senghor on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday!
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“One of the most barbaric and inhumane aspects of our society”: Shaka Senghor on the horror of solitary confinement
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Should Convicted Murderers Get a Second Chance?
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NPR: Once 'Seduced' By Drug Trade, Former Inmate Now 'Honors My Second Chance'
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A world beyond prisons is possible. It starts with seeing the hurt little boy or girl in all of us. That’s where empathy is born, and that’s where the story begins.

There is a tremendous opportunity to make big strides to end mass incarceration and address the social impact of decades-old policies that have devastated millions of American families. Consider giving to support our work.

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