What’s wrong with our prison system? This video sums it up
- School-to-Prison Pipeline
- Child Welfare Crossover
- Mental Health
- Juvenile Defense
- Juvenile Competency
- In-Home Care Incentive
- PREA, Isolation, Restraint
- Youth in Adult System
- Juvenile Life Without Parole
- Youth Reentry
If you could do a high quality animated video about any issue in the world, what would you do?
Vloggers Hank and John Green chose to focus incarceration in the America, because frankly “it is messed up.” Hank and John Green are famous for vlogging, their YA novels and the Crash Course series. They made the following video with The Prison Policy Initiative and visual content designers Visual.ly.
At 0:35 seconds you will see where the problem starts to arise. At 1:06, you will view statistics that will make you literally ill. At 1:24 you can see how the US prison violates international human rights standards. At 3:16 it hits home hard.
Watch this quick video; it’s indeed worth it.