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Summer Internship Series: Week 1

For the next 10 weeks, I will be dedicating this blog to my work as a Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps Intern at Aid to Inmate Mothers in Montgomery, AL. 740 more words


A Big New Attack on America's Wasteful and Unjust Jail System Gains Steam - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

The MacArthur Foundation may be trimming its sails in some areas, like winding down its housing work, but that hasn’t stopped it from launching a new effort to reform America’s wasteful and unjust system of jails. 119 more words

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Hope for Incarceration Worship Service | May 31

The St. James AME Church family invites you to Hope for Incarceration, a special worship service focused on supporting those affected by the prison system, … 175 more words


This is the Question

Is Charging Inmates to Stay in Prison Smart Policy?

Read the full story and see the interactive map here | BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE

VOX points out several issues which emerge with these policies.  212 more words


The millionaire drug and firearms baron Dread Pirate threatened to kill people he suspected of betrayal, and perhaps doesn’t deserve mercy. But we do need to rein in the unlimited prison sentencing we have developed since 1980 or so. 26 more words


Key to Survival, Key to Marathon, Key to Life

“It’s not what happens to you; it’s what you do with it.” – Gregory Bright

Fifty-two year old Gregory Bright spent twenty-seven and a half years in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola for a murder he didn’t commit. 331 more words


Imprisoning the creativity of inmates

Australian prisons should be rebranded, for the benefit of prisoners, politicians, courts and communities. Nathalie Jones explains.

The average room at the Hilton on George costs $308 a night. 855 more words