Protest the Prison Profiteers at GEO Group’s 2015 Shareholders Meeting

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From Drop GEO

This month the GEO Shareholders will be coming to Boca Raton for their annual meeting!

JOIN OUR RALLY to let them know that we are watching them and that profiting off people in prison is WRONG!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Meet at us at 855 South Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33432

 

GEO Group is the second largest for-profit prison operator in the nation – and their headquarters is located in Boca Raton, FL. GEO makes millions of dollars every year…but only if the prison beds are filled.

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Mass Incarceration is an epidemic in this country:

  • The US has 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of the world’s prisoners
  • 2.4 million people are incarcerated in the US. This is a 500% increase over the past 30 years
  • Black and Latino men make up more than 60% of the prison population, but only 15% of the male population in the US
  • One in 28 children have a parent behind bars
  • In 2013, 67% of all federal criminal convictions were for immigration-related crime
  • The US spent $80 Billion on incarceration in 2010 aloneThe GEO Group and other prison profiteers spend millions lobbying politicians to keep it that way, because they are getting rich off leaving people locked in cages.