Video: Arizona’s Imprisonment Crisis — The Cost to Communities

After decades of sustained prison growth, today Arizona has the fourth-highest imprisonment rate in the country and the prison system costs taxpayers over $1 billion each year. The state faces an imprisonment crisis, but some communities experience the crisis far more acutely than others. Rural communities and communities of color, in particular, bear a disproportionate and unfair burden.

Watch this video and learn more about how Arizona’s imprisonment crisis impacts communities around the state.

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