Million Book Project

The new Million Book Project will distribute a curated 500-book collection to 1,000 medium and maximum security prisons, across every state in the United States over the next three and a half years.


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Aug 3

RT @mearest: My piece with Tom Tyler in the @TheAtlantic translated into Spanish

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Jul 31

RT @YaleLawSch: WATCH: @dwaynebetts and @MellonFdn president Elizabeth Alexander discuss the Million Book Project, a new initiative in coll…

Justice Collaboratory Members In the Media

The latest roundup of JC members in the news:

We train police to be warriors — and then send them out to be social workers
Professors Tom Tyler and Tracey Meares speak with about the problems faced through the threat or use of coercive force by police officers.

Spotlight On Criminal Justice Reform During National Conversation On Race
Million Book Project Director Dwayne Betts was interviewed on WNPR's "Where We Live" to talk about the project.

Americans Are Determined to Believe in Black Progress
Professor Jennifer Richeson speaks with The Atlantic about the enduring power of mythology when it comes to American racism.