Exploring Rehabilitation and Our Prison System
These resources introduce the work of Hustle 2.0 and provide some of the background on mass incarceration, rehabilitation, and the U.S. prison system that I have explored in the past 18 months.
2018 by Hoke, CatherineGet this item
This book, by a cofounder of Hustle 2.0 and founder of its predecessor, Defy Ventures, is worth reading for the "pizza-gate" chapter alone! Cat Hoke is the genius behind this best-in-class rehabilitation program, and she inspires all of us who volunteer in prison with Hustle 2.0.
2016 by Hinton, Elizabeth KaiGet this item
Written by a Harvard professor, this isn't light reading. I was astonished by how much racism was intentionally baked into our criminal justice system, which the author discovered by going back to primary documents. It's important, factual information that needs to be more widely known.
2012 by Alexander, MichelleGet this item
Written by a civil rights litigator and legal scholar, this book has been at the center of discussions about racism and reforming the criminal justice system since it was published in 2012.
2015 by Kilgore, James WilliamGet this item
This book, written by someone who spent six years in prison, is a lively and accessible introduction to the myths and issues that surround the whole topic of mass incarceration.