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70 Million

Lantigua Williams & Co.

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70 Million
70 Million

70 Million

Lantigua Williams & Co.

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This award-winning podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and to chronicle the progress ground-up efforts have made in diversion, bail reform, recidivism, adoption of technology and other crucial aspects of the move toward decarceration at local levels.

Latest Episodes

When Disability Requires a Different Approach

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities, known as I/DD, are overrepresented behind bars. We go to Oregon, where case managers translate their needs for a system where the proper diagnosis is the difference between incarceration and freedom.

26 MIN22 hours ago
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When Disability Requires a Different Approach

Marching Toward Reform in New Orleans

For years, to fund itself New Orleans’ criminal legal system has relied on bail, fines and fees levied on the city’s poorest. But there are signs of change in the horizon, with a groundswell of community action and two landmark federal rulings in the last year. Reporter Eve Abrams takes us inside some of the big shifts happening in the Big Easy.

32 MIN1 weeks ago
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Marching Toward Reform in New Orleans

70 Million Is Back for Season 2!

Starting July 15, hear 10 weekly episodes from a new batch of reporters who will take a closer look at communities and programs trying bold solutions to solve big problems in criminal justice. (70 Million is made possible by a grant from the Safety and Justice Challenge at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.)

1 MIN2 weeks ago
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70 Million Is Back for Season 2!

Latest Episodes

When Disability Requires a Different Approach

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities, known as I/DD, are overrepresented behind bars. We go to Oregon, where case managers translate their needs for a system where the proper diagnosis is the difference between incarceration and freedom.

26 MIN22 hours ago
Comments
When Disability Requires a Different Approach

Marching Toward Reform in New Orleans

For years, to fund itself New Orleans’ criminal legal system has relied on bail, fines and fees levied on the city’s poorest. But there are signs of change in the horizon, with a groundswell of community action and two landmark federal rulings in the last year. Reporter Eve Abrams takes us inside some of the big shifts happening in the Big Easy.

32 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Marching Toward Reform in New Orleans

70 Million Is Back for Season 2!

Starting July 15, hear 10 weekly episodes from a new batch of reporters who will take a closer look at communities and programs trying bold solutions to solve big problems in criminal justice. (70 Million is made possible by a grant from the Safety and Justice Challenge at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.)

1 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
70 Million Is Back for Season 2!

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