EVERY DAY IN AMERICA
The United States has 5% of the world's population & 25% of its prisoners
By 2009 that number had reached 2.4 million
That's 1 for every 100 Americans
1 in 4 African American men
1 out of every 28 American children has a parent behind bars
Nearly 68 out of every 100 prisoners are re-arrested within 3 years of release; more than half return to prison.