People. Not Prisons. The Future We Dare To Create.

People. Not Prisons.

End excessively harsh criminal justice policies that result in mass incarceration, over-criminalization, and racial injustice.

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The Experience

America is in the grip of a mass incarceration crisis. We lock up more people than any other nation in the world. Learn how states can turn this around and reduce the damage done to families and communities. Find out how you can help at the ACLU 100 Experience Tour.

 

 

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Resources

The Smart Justic 50-State Blueprints

See how each state can cut jail and prison populations by 50 percent by 2025.

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Vote Smart Justice

Compare candidates and get the facts on where they stand on ending mass incarceration and real reform.

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ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice

A multiyear effort to reduce jail and prison populations by 50 percent and to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system.

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