"35,000 Americans are arrested every day, and the number of prisoners has increased 500% over the last three decades. Truth out Executive Director Maya Schenwar shows that incarceration actually doesn't deter crime, looks at its devastating effect on families and communities, and offers more humane and more effective alternatives"--
Introduction: Into the hole -- The visiting room -- The 100-year communication rewind -- On the homefront -- "Only her first bid" -- Disposable babies -- The case for a pen pal -- Working from the inside out : decarcerate! -- Telling stories -- The peace room -- A wakeup -- Epilogue: Not an ending
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