Prisons are NOT Real Estate #RevokeREIT

Yesterday Enlace and many other immigrant rights, social justice groups, and community members rallied outside the Midtown Hilton Hotel as CoreCivic, one the two largest for-profit prison industry companies in the U.S., spoke inside at the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) investor Conference.

We exposed the gentrification to prison pipeline created by REITs which benefit corporations like the Geo Group, CoreCivic, and members of the Million Shares Club. As gentrification drives communities of color from their homes and neighborhoods, for-profit prisons are being designed to lock up displaced communities. READ MORE