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Considering Mass Incarceration: A 2016 exhibit to foster dialogue

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DONATE NOWIt is time to examine the history, effectiveness and fairness of the U.S. criminal justice system. Eastern State Penitentiary’s founders were committed to addressing the problems of prisons in their era. The historic site carries this spirit forward in two ways. First, contemporary criminal justice perspectives are now a substantial feature of our programs.