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Our partners at Brave New Films have just released a new short film with the California Endowment called The Crime of California’s Punishment Economy which exposes the booming business of locking people up. State taxpayers spend $20 billion per year to operate one of the largest prison systems in the world. The video shines a light on this harmful, ineffective, and expensive system that overwhelmingly targets poor people of color and shares ways in which the money can be better spent.

For more information, visit www.bravenewfilms.org

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