Criminal Justice Reform

Wisconsin remains a state with high incarceration rates especially impacting Black males.

53206 a zip code in Milwaukee central city, now notoriously known as the most incarcerated zip code in the country. 


MICAH’s Restoring our Communities criminal justice task force goals are to:

  • Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration;
  • Restore families to wholeness and health;
  • Restore balance, fiscal discipline and humane priorities to our state’s criminal justice system by decision makers investing in non prison systems; communities not prison;
  • Restore people to health through increased treatment alternatives to incarceration, decreased use of solitary confinement, and better support for those who return from jail or prison;
  • Restore men and women back to the community who do not need to be