How Does Prison System Affect Poverty

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III. Prison system affects poverty
● America 's prison system is increasing the poverty in The United states. According to “Out of prison and out of work: Jobs out of reach for former inmates” an article by published by CNN, written by Tanzina Vega the united states has 5 percent of the world 's population but 25 percent of its prison population. A large part of this is due to unemployment. As can be seen in an article published by VICE named “Why Is Getting a Job After Prison Still Such a Nightmare for Ex-Cons?”. Written by Seth Ferranti, a journalist. According to the article 34 percent of those who end up in prison are due to unemployment. ● While reading about how the prison system affects poverty i read an interesting article about

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