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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | Evening Program
Who suffers when a country locks up 1% of its adult population?
Peter Wagner

Peter Wagner is an attorney and the executive director of the Prison Policy Initiative, based in Northampton, Massachusetts. He co-founded the Prison Policy Initiative in 2001 to spark a national discussion about the collateral effects of mass incarceration. From ending "prison gerrymandering," to taking on the exploitative prison and jail telephone industry, the Prison Policy Initiative strives to show how mass incarceration effects our entire society, not just those behind bars.

Read more about Peter Wagner and the Prison Policy Initiative

Mr. Wagner's Athenaeum talk is part of the Race and Law Enforcement in America series.

View Video: YouTube with Peter Wagner

Food for Thought: Podcast with Peter Wagner