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The Poverty to Prison Pipeline – How Poverty Gets Criminalized

April 22, 2019
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The Poverty to Prison Pipeline – How Poverty Gets Criminalized

“If you are low-income and of color in New York City, you are at an increased risk of being drawn into the criminal justice system. Systemic racism drives both poverty and mass incarceration of low-in-come people of color, putting these communities especially at risk for justice system involvement. Low-income neighborhoods are the most heavily policed;…

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