It's well-known that the US has about 5% of the world's population but nearly 25% of its prison population, a phenomena known as mass incarceration. Left and right are united in talking about changing public policy to change that rate. Now the Urban Institute has come out with a calculator to show how individual policy and practice changes could contribute to reducing the incarcerated population over time. Take a look and see which changes make the most sense to you and how much impact those changes would have by 2021.

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