Why are Black and Indigenous communities disproportionately imprisoned in Canada? Rai Reece makes the argument for carceral redlining: the practice of identifying and targeting racialized communities for criminalization in order to maintain a white (settler) state
Dr. Rai Reece is a professor in the Community Justice Services program in the School of Social and Community Services at Humber College. Since 2005 she has been involved with anti-prison work with prisoners and exprisoners. In 2018, Dr. Reece received the Research Excellence Award for her work on “One Seed at a Time”: Evaluating the Impact of the Horticulture Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Program on the Lives of Incarcerated Women.