The ACLU’s 12-Step Plan to End California’s Addiction to Incarceration

Author: Allen Hopper, ACLU of Northern California The Golden State has a problem. An addiction problem. California is addicted to incarceration. We’ve hit rock bottom, and it’s time for an intervention. To help the state break the addiction, yesterday the ACLU of California sent a 12-step plan to every county in the state, as part of a larger ACLU comprehensive public safety realignment report. The report urges a fundamental shift in criminal justice policies toward smart on crime alternatives to incarceration. [For full story: http://www.aclunc.org/issues/criminal_justice/the_aclu’s_12-step_plan_to_end_california’s_addiction_to_incarceration.shtml ]

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The ACLU’s 12-Step Plan to End California’s Addiction to Incarceration