prison WSW: An "Abolitionist" On Prisons, Police And Youth Incarceration By Gordon Evans • Jan 11, 2018 Andrew Jameson, Wikimedia Commons Activist Mariame Kaba says the incarceration rate for juveniles peaked in 1993. While it’s been going down, Kaba has started Project NIA to end all youth incarceration. Listen Listening... / 9:51 WestSouthwest with Marianne Kaba Michigan Senate Rolls Out Large Prison And Parole Reform Package By Cheyna Roth • Jan 23, 2017 Kevin Lavery, WKAR (MPRN-Lansing) Michigan Senators are making a big push for prison and parole reform this year. Over 20 of the 52 bills introduced during session last week were about criminal justice changes. State House Panel Approves Bill To Stop Sending 17 Year Olds To Adult Prisons By Jake Neher • Feb 16, 2016 Melissa Benmark / WKAR (MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to keep many 17-year-olds from going to adult prisons cleared a state House panel on Tuesday. Senate Approves Bills to Help Felons Find Jobs By Gordon Evans • Dec 4, 2014 Bills now return to the House Prisoners who get their GED less likely to re-offend, study says By Rebecca Thiele • Aug 26, 2013 The study concludes that while providing education costs $1,400 per inmate, it saves the state roughly $1 million.