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Incarcerated Populations

The scope of this guide is meant to inform all who interact with it on related issues to mass incarceration and link interested parties to data and advocacy resources.

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When researching or working with vulnerable populations, it's always important to ensure your sources are ethical. The following resources provide a lot of in-depth information that is useful not only in research efforts, but in advocacy efforts as well. These are divided on the national, state, and local levels.

National Resources

Pennsylvania Resources

Allegheny County Resources