Review of Just Detention International, Inc
This review of Just Detention International, Inc was first published on Great Nonprofits on 28 July 2014. It is authored by Deakin University criminologist Dr Richard Evans.
Just Detention International, Inc. Review
I am proud to support JDI, and I regard them as a model for civic society advocacy and support on this issue.
WAYS TO MAKE IT BETTER…
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would…
JDI has a focus on the United States which is quite natural, as that is the nation where it began and also the US has rates of incarceration vastly greater than anywhere else in the world. However, there is an unspoken assumption in many email campaigns and the like that I am a US citizen. I understand why this happens, but a conscious effort to ‘internationalise’ the language and presentation of JDI materials would be welcome. The rest of the worlds needs you!
How does this organization compare with others in the same sector? Very Well
How much of an impact do you think this organization has? Life-changing
Will you recommend this organization to others? Definitely
When was your last experience with this nonprofit? 2014
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