With 1 in 36 adults in the United States under some form of correctional supervision, we realize there is a lot of work to do. In 2014, there were 6,851,000 adults in correctional systems. Of that number, state prisoners age 55 or older increased 400%, and in 2013, 31% of state prisoners age 65 or older were serving life or death sentences. According to Bureau of Justice Statistics, inmates age 55 or older had a higher percentage of violent offenders than all other age groups. We must do something!
We must do something.
Together, we can make a difference. With over 4.7 million adults under probation or parole in 2014, and the incarceration of our youth happening at the highest rate ever, we have a lot to do. According to CBS News in May of 2014, incarceration costs $80 billion dollars a year to taxpayers. That is $260 per year per taxpayer going straight to pay for incarceration. We know that we can change those numbers. We believe in transformation that will change the incarcerated for life. By supporting us, you are partnering to make a difference.