A new women’s prison would be a mistake 

Invest instead in dealing with root causes of incarceration   

THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION announced recently that it will suspend operations at Massachusetts Correctional Institute in Shirley and South Middlesex Correctional Center in the wake of high rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths in Massachusetts prisons and the ongoing decline in prisoner populations in the state. This announcement follows on the heels of last year’s announcement regarding plans to consider(...)

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