Private prisons are not the only corrections facilities exposed to commercialization. Even in public prisons, private companies are turning huge profits on everything from healthcare to transportation with terrible ramifications for incarcerated people.
On this panel we discuss strategies for decommercializing criminal justice, starting with New York City’s recent decision to divest from private prison companies.
New York City
Bianca Tylek (moderator)
Corrections Accountability Project
Dr Robert Cohen
NYC Board of Correction
This event was co-hosted with the Urban Justice Center's Young Professional Board.