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Alida Garcia @leedsgarcia
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Today we launched a new groundbreaking report at @FWDus on the vast reach of just how much of the US population has been impacted by incarceration. Thread below on some of the findings, but click around at this website too: everysecond.fwd.us #1in2 #FamiliesBelongTogether
Despite recent limited declines, our jail and prison populations are four times larger than in 1980. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 #FamiliesBelongTogether everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-4
The US continues to incarcerate more people than any other country in the world. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 #FamiliesBelongTogether everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-5
Nearly half of all people living in the United States have experienced incarceration in their family. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 #FamiliesBelongTogether everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-6
1 in 4 has had a sibling incarcerated. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 #FamiliesBelongTogether everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-7
1 in 5 has had a parent incarcerated. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-8
1 in 7 has had a spouse or co-parent incarcerated. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-9
1 in 8 has had a child incarcerated. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-10
113 million adults in America have had an immediate family member incarcerated and, right now, 6.5 million adults have an immediate family member currently incarcerated. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-11
Rates of family incarceration are nearly identical for Republicans (43 percent) and Democrats (45 percent). Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch1-12
Family bonds suffer -- this incarceration crisis impacts the stability of American families and undermines efforts to keep families together. Learn more about the impact of America's incarceration crisis on our families. #1in2 everysecond.fwd.us/sr/ch4-8
This is just some of what you can find at EverySecond.fwd.us - I encourage you to visit the report & learn more. This research was spearheaded in partnership w/ Cornell & our Director of Research & Policy for Criminal Justice Reform @felicityrose & fearless leader @zoe_towns
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