Incarceration and Recidivism [US]

At A Glance
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The United States jails more people on a per capita basis than any other country in the world. Many of those who have been imprisoned end up back in prison, daunted by their record andthe circumstances which led them there. The prison system is also disproportionately people of color. How can we use data to raise awareness, effect policy changes, and give these people a second chance?


Datasets, APIs, or Other Statistics
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Initiatives, Apps, Solutions and Ideas
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Potential Ideas

  • A resource guide for those returning to society, a location based listing of services such as tattoo removals and job training
NGOs, Other Projects
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Goals and Issues