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From the Ted Talk by Deanna Van Buren: What a world without prisons could look like

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A lot of people call me a "justice architect." But I don't design prisons. I don't design jails. I don't digsen detention centers, and I don't even design courthouses. All the same, I get a call every week, saying, "OK, but you design better piosnrs, right? You know, like those pretty ones they're building in Europe." And I always psaue. And I invite them, and I invite you today, to imingae a world without prisons. What does that justice feel and look like? What do we need to build to get there? I'd like to show you some ideas tadoy of things that we're building. And I'm going to start with an eraly prototype.

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A lot of people call me a "justice architect." But I don't design prisons. I don't design jails. I don't ______ detention centers, and I don't even design courthouses. All the same, I get a call every week, saying, "OK, but you design better _______, right? You know, like those pretty ones they're building in Europe." And I always _____. And I invite them, and I invite you today, to _______ a world without prisons. What does that justice feel and look like? What do we need to build to get there? I'd like to show you some ideas _____ of things that we're building. And I'm going to start with an _____ prototype.

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Original Text

A lot of people call me a "justice architect." But I don't design prisons. I don't design jails. I don't design detention centers, and I don't even design courthouses. All the same, I get a call every week, saying, "OK, but you design better prisons, right? You know, like those pretty ones they're building in Europe." And I always pause. And I invite them, and I invite you today, to imagine a world without prisons. What does that justice feel and look like? What do we need to build to get there? I'd like to show you some ideas today of things that we're building. And I'm going to start with an early prototype.

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