Paul Light Driving Social Change in Troubled Times

Professor Paul Light of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, talks with Michael Jacobson about the promise—and limits—of effecting social change in troubled economic times, in the first podcast from the 2011 season of the Neil A. Weiner Research Speaker Series.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021