In their last session, the Wisconsin Legislature voted to approve four amendments to the state constitution. The amendments would change cash bail to make it harder for legal defendants to […]
ExPO fights against excessive bail — further affecting the poor ...
ExPO (Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing) Director Jerome Dillard talks with EXPO operations director Brittany Lee about the conservative movement to add an amendment to the Wisconsin constitution to make it easier […]
897% increased incarceration rate for Women in Wisconsin
Since 1980, the incarceration of women in Wisconsin has increased by 897%, according to Marianne Oleson, organizer of the Fox Valley area chapter of ExPO, Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing. Oleson is […]
dismantling all systems that support mass incarceration and excessive ...
[Audio from 1/26/22 interview unavailable due to technical malfunction] Founded in 2016 as a campaign of ExPO: Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing, FREE works particularly with women’s issues in prison and after […]
jerry hancock: from prosecutor to prison ministry
After a multi-decade career in the criminal justice system in Dane County, Jerry Hancock went from being public defender to Deputy District Attorney, to… Reverend and organizer of the Prison […]
Our Carceral System is Broken. Meet the Folks Working to Change It.
According to an updated report from the Sentencing Project, Wisconsin leads the nation in Black imprisonment rates—one of every 36 Black Wisconsinites is in prison. It’s a sobering statistic. How […]
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