Open Prisons: Trust-Based Incarceration

In this article we see new and successful ways of working with incarcerated populations rooted in dignity.

There is still more to be understood with this system and why people that commit low level crimes are incarcerated in the first place, but this opens the possibility and the ideas of new framework and new ways of being.

You can read the full article here: India’s ‘Open Prisons’ Are a Marvel of Trust-Based Incarceration


  1. Powerful message about respect and human dignity and how far that can go to change lives rather that the destruction of punitive disregard and impact to the families and communities. I am curious about how the community members feel about this, how they think about/address any fears and how those are mitigated by the foundation of trust.