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Decarcerating Our Communities, Psyches, and Practices

How Holding Space, Education, Empowerment, and Speaking Truth to Power Can Deconstruct a Racist System

The United States incarcerates the most people of any country in the history of the world – and it has chosen whom to incarcerate, starting with people of color first. Oregon defense attorney Justin Rosas writes that any effort at creating a just society is going to involve decarcerating our society, accepting the invitation to truly hear one another, and speaking truth to power about the racial injustice the system was designed to inflict on communities.