AMP: Grassroots²

New York

Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP)

Mission: RAPP’s goal is to reduce the elderly prison population in the U.S. by 30% by 2022, from the time of the campaign’s launching in 2013.

Impact: Awareness of the harmful impact of the “punishment paradigm” and its disproportionate impact on those convicted of violent offense. Support for decreasing the elderly prison population. Reunification services for aging people released from prison.