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Many people think of Hawaii as a perfect paradise. 

 

With wonderful weather year round and beautiful beaches, Hawaii is thought of as a place where all your worries simply do not exist. For tourists this may be the case, but locals can easily see that Hawaii is plagued with the same systemic issues the rest of America faces, including mass incarceration. 

 

Hawaii consistently has one of the highest homeless populations in the country, and the criminalization of homelessness contributes heavily to their inflated prison population. 

 

Jacquie Esser is running for lead prosecutor of Hawaii to change all of that. 

 

Having worked as a public defender for years, she quickly learned that in order to make the radical reforms the justice system needs, she would need to change her course of action. Her focuses are swapping jail time with rehabilitation for those who need it most, and ending cash bail.

 

Let’s help get her elected!

 

Ep. 289 - Let’s Help Elect Jacquie Esser

Feb 05, 2020

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Most people think of Hawaii as a perfect paradise, but it faces the same systemic issues as the rest of the country, including mass incarceration. That’s why Jacquie Esser is running for lead prosecutor, to bring about desperately needed change. Let’s help get her elected!

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Many people think of Hawaii as a perfect paradise. 

 

With wonderful weather year round and beautiful beaches, Hawaii is thought of as a place where all your worries simply do not exist. For tourists this may be the case, but locals can easily see that Hawaii is plagued with the same systemic issues the rest of America faces, including mass incarceration. 

 

Hawaii consistently has one of the highest homeless populations in the country, and the criminalization of homelessness contributes heavily to their inflated prison population. 

 

Jacquie Esser is running for lead prosecutor of Hawaii to change all of that. 

 

Having worked as a public defender for years, she quickly learned that in order to make the radical reforms the justice system needs, she would need to change her course of action. Her focuses are swapping jail time with rehabilitation for those who need it most, and ending cash bail.

 

Let’s help get her elected!

 

Ep. 289 - Let’s Help Elect Jacquie Esser
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