Articles and Papers

Hawaii Justice Coalition Workshop Downsizing Jails – January 3, 2017, Powerpoint Presentation 

Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)

CHOW Fact Sheet.

“Hawaii prisoners held on Mainland Skew Census Results”

Honolulu Advertiser article by Michael Tsai shows the loss of federal funds resulting from Hawaiian prisoners being counted in Arizona census statistics.  Almost 2000 Hawaii prisoners are in the for-profit Corrections Corporation of America, far from their families, and making re-entry yet more challenging. Native Hawaiians have an incarceration rate 4 times higher than whites in Hawaii.

Detaining the Poor:  How money bail perpetuates an endless cycle of poverty and jail time

People in local jails are significantly poorer than non-incarcerated people, and even poorer than people in prison, finds a new report by the nonprofit Prison Policy Initiative.

Second Interim Report of HCR 85 Task Force (On Effective Incarceration Policies)

 

First Interim Report of HCR 85 Task Force (On Effective Incarceration Policies)

 

The Native Hawaiian Justice Task Force Report

 

Videos

Prisons in Paradise- Voices of Truth, with Kat Brady

 

Mass Incarceration

 

We Need to Talk About an Injustice – Bryan Stevenson 

 

Schools Not Prison, Do the Math

 

School to Prison Pipeline

 

Private Prisons sell People for Profits – Immigrants for Sale.

 

Shocking Facts about Prisons and Jails in the US

 

CAP video of Advocacy for Justice Award