Social Innovation

Prisons are failing. It’s time to find an alternative

Barbed wire is seen inside the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, March 7, 2018. Picture taken March 7, 2018.    To match Special Report USA-JAILS/LOUISIANA       REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RC1CA5F4DFD0

68% of people released from prison in the US are rearrested within three years. Image: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Baillie Aaron
Founder & CEO, Spark Inside
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