Criminal Justice Reform Resources

 

Criminal Justice Reform in MA

Background on Mass Incarceration

  • The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander, the pivotal book that galvanized the fight against mass incarceration.  To ingest Alexander’s ideas in shorter form, click here for a Jewish discussion guide that includes multiple excerpts from the book, click here for Alexander’s Ted Talk, and click here for an interview with her on PBS.
  • 13th, a powerful documentary by award-winning director Ava DuVernay.  Available on Netflix.