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Jerome Dillard

Jerome Dillard

Jerome Dillard is the executive director of EXPO (Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing)

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Interior cell blocks at Waupun prison in 1893. (Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society)

‘Tougher on Crime’ is no way to go

By: and - February 11, 2020

This week, the Legislature is considering an ill-conceived and wrong-headed package of bills that the authors are peddling as “tougher on crime.” But what the bills would do is only increase the costly problem of mass incarceration in Wisconsin, a problem that disproportionately falls on the shoulders of black and brown families. Here’s one example: […]