Smart Justice has been rallying around the state with one message: Connecticut voters want smarter justice policies now, and political leaders need to sit up, pay attention, and listen to formerly incarcerated people.
Connecticut faces an enormous decision about the direction of its economic future. Yet as politicians pitch visions about their plans for prosperity, most are not talking about the staggering financial toll that criminal incarceration has had on this state.
"Families. Society. Economics." In the second of a two-part series of interviews, Anderson Curtis and Tiheba Williams-Bain answer one question: why is it important to end mass incarceration and dismantle racial injustice in Connecticut's criminal justice system?