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Movement for Small Detention HOUSES

RESCALED advocates for detaining offenders in houses instead of prisons. Prisons cause problems. But problems can be solved. Detention houses are integrated in the community and differ in security level, services and activities. They enable more effective and humane punishment and contribute to safer and more inclusive communities.

Movement for Small Detention HOUSES

RESCALED advocates for detaining offenders in houses instead of prisons. Prisons cause problems. But problems can be solved. Detention houses are integrated in the community and differ in security level, services and activities. They enable more effective and humane punishment and contribute to safer and more inclusive communities.

Small Scale

… means that incarcerated persons spend their detention in houses. Limiting the capacity of these houses to 30 places or less allows for a more personal approach, less bureaucracy, better dynamic security and more opportunities to take responsibility and to interact with the community.

DIFFERENTIATION

... means that incarcerated persons are placed in the right security level and offered the most suitable programs. This has proven to work best in terms of facilitating their reintegration and rehabilitation and is cost effective.

Small Scale

… means that incarcerated persons spend their detention in houses. Limiting the capacity of these houses to 30 places or less allows for a more personal approach, less bureaucracy, better dynamic security and more opportunities to take responsibility and to interact with the community.

DIFFERENTIATION

... means that incarcerated persons are placed in the right security level and offered the most suitable programs. This has proven to work best in terms of facilitating their reintegration and rehabilitation and is cost effective.

INTEGRATION IN THE COMMUNITY

... implies a two-way interaction between the detention house and the community: incarcerated persons can make use of the services in society and each detention house has an added value for the local neighbourhood.

INTEGRATION IN THE COMMUNITY

... implies a two-way interaction between the detention house and the community: incarcerated persons can make use of the services in society and each detention house has an added value for the local neighbourhood.

Movement for Small Detention Houses

RESCALED advocates for detaining offenders in houses instead of prisons. Prisons cause problems. But problems can be solved. Detention houses are integrated in the community and differ in security level, services and activities. They enable more effective and humane punishment and contribute to safer and more inclusive communities.

Small Scale

… means that incarcerated persons spend their detention in houses. Limiting the capacity of these houses to 30 places or less allows for a more personal approach, less bureaucracy, better dynamic security and more opportunities to take responsibility and to interact with the community.

DIFFERENTIATION

...means that incarcerated persons are placed in the right security level and offered the most suitable programs. This has proven to work best in terms of facilitating their reintegration and rehabilitation and is cost effective.

INTEGRATION IN THE COMMUNITY

...implies a two-way interaction between the detention house and the community: incarcerated persons can make use of the services in society and each detention house has an added value for the local neighbourhood.

#MOVEMENT  FOR  SMALL  DETENTION HOUSES

People in detention are deprived of their liberty for a given period. This period is considered to be proportional to the offense. This also means that after this period of imprisonment, these persons should be able to take part in society without additional difficulties, and the harm caused by the offense should be restored in some way. Regaining a place in society and restoring the harm is hard when the ties with society are broken while in prison. This is where the current prison system falls short.

#MOVEMENT  FOR  SMALL  DETENTION HOUSES

People in detention are deprived of their liberty for a given period. This period is considered to be proportional to the offense. This also means that after this period of imprisonment, these persons should be able to take part in society without additional difficulties, and the harm caused by the offense should be restored in some way. Regaining a place in society and restoring the harm is hard when the ties with society are broken while in prison. This is where the current prison system falls short.

#MOVEMENT  FOR  SMALL  DETENTION Houses

People in detention are deprived of their liberty for a given period. This period is considered to be proportional to the offense. This also means that after this period of imprisonment, these persons should be able to take part in society without additional difficulties, and the harm caused by the offense should be restored in some way. Regaining a place in society and restoring the harm is hard when the ties with society are broken while in prison. This is where the current prison system falls short.

WHAT WE DO

RESCALED national coordinators, partners and ambassadors are working tirelessly to promote small detention houses on every relevant level.

WHAT WE DO

RESCALED national coordinators, partners and ambassadors are working tirelessly to promote small detention houses on every relevant level.

RESCALED national coordinators, partners and ambassadors are working tirelessly to promote small detention houses on every relevant level.

WHAT WE DO

RESCALED national coordinators, partners and ambassadors are working tirelessly to promote small detention houses on every relevant level.

01.

CREATE PLATFORMS

Through advocacy, lobbying and media engagements, we raise awareness of detention houses and their societal benefits amongst practitioners, journalists, academics, policymakers and civil society.

02.

BUILD NETWORKS

Through meetings and events, we connect policymakers, practitioners, journalists and academics from all over Europe, to exchange ideas on small-scale detention and co-create solutions.

03.

SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Through the RESCALED Research Network, we build, collect and share knowledge and expertise on detention houses and their implementation.

01.

CREATE PLATFORMS

Through advocacy, lobbying and media engagements, we raise awareness of detention houses and their societal benefits amongst practitioners, journalists, academics, policymakers and civil society.

02.

BUILD NETWORKS

Through meetings and events, we connect policymakers, practitioners, journalists and academics from all over Europe, to exchange ideas on small-scale detention and co-create solutions.

03.

SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Through the RESCALED Research Network, we build, collect and share knowledge and expertise on detention houses and their implementation.

01.

CREATE PLATFORMS

Through advocacy, lobbying and media engagements, we raise awareness of detention houses and their societal benefits amongst practitioners, journalists, academics, policymakers and civil society.

02.

BUILD NETWORKS

Through meetings and events, we connect policymakers, practitioners, journalists and academics from all over Europe, to exchange ideas on small-scale detention and co-create solutions.

03.

SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Through the RESCALED Research Network, we build, collect and share knowledge and expertise on detention houses and their implementation.

04.

INFLUENCE POLICY

By talking to stakeholders on all policy levels, we work towards anchoring the concept of detention houses in legislation and party-programs.

05.

SUPPORT CHANGE

By monitoring and advise, we help penal administrations and other organisations to implement small-scale, differentiated and community-integrated forms of detention.

04.

INFLUENCE POLICY

By talking to stakeholders on all policy levels, we work towards anchoring the concept of detention houses in legislation and party-programs.

05.

SUPPORT CHANGE

By monitoring and advise, we help penal administrations and other organisations to implement small-scale, differentiated and community-integrated forms of detention.

04.

INFLUENCE POLICY

By talking to stakeholders on all policy levels, we work towards anchoring the concept of detention houses in legislation and party-programs.

05.

SUPPORT CHANGE

By monitoring and advise, we help penal administrations and other organisations to implement small-scale, differentiated and community-integrated forms of detention.

#MOVEMENT  FOR  SMALL  DETENTION HOUSES

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