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Thinktank that uses research, advocacy, and organizing to show how over-criminalization harms individuals, our communities, and the national well-being. North Carolina resident observes two flawed ways of counting prison populations, urges Census Bureau to use pre-incarceration addresses A North Carolina resident calls on the Census Bureau to correct the problem of prison gerrymandering rather...
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I am delighted to hear that the Prison Dharma Network is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The work they have done with prisoners is wonderful. The Dharma is a way to help free beings from suffering, and so bringing it to those who are experiencing the suffering of imprisonment is especially beneficial. It will help them quiet their minds and find peace and lasting happiness. This is a...
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The Themis Foundation on Prison Reform improves quality of imprisonment by providing and supporting prison mail system read more. Unique information about prisons around the world. Photos, questions and answers, contacts and more. Themis Electronics Systems has successfully discussed WPD with...
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This book provides a comprehensive account of prison populations around the world and analyses recent trends in imprisonment. Imprisonment Worldwide also provides commentary on what is an ethical approach to the use of imprisonment, and how this can be sustained in ever more challenging social,...
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Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre remains “cause for great concern”, the UK’s largest detention centres lack safety and respect, and asylum seekers have been held in “unacceptable” conditions sleeping in dirty blankets on concrete floors, according to the annual report of Chief prisons...
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This union of ideas and activities – and people inside and outside prison walls – creates a collaborative, intellectually stimulating environment in which incarcerated men and women play key roles in conservation and advancing scientific knowledge. We encourage teamwork, mutual respect and a stewardship ethic among individuals who typically have little or no access to nature or opportunities in...
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Addressing prison officer trainees in Mozambique. In many countries an outdated curriculum, old fashioned teaching methods and poor infrastructure inhibit the development of the necessary knowledge and skills among prison staff. In Justice and Prisons’ experience, short term training courses can work well but have most effect as part of a strategic initiative to strengthen human resources...
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Send fast letters to inmates located in California State Prisons. Writing a letter through LetterQuick is like sending an email - it is a convenient alternative to sending mail through the US Postal Service. LetterQuick is the fast and simple way to stay in touch with a friend or family member in prison. After writing your letter through LetterQuick, you will be able to print...
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The program interviews Will Marling, Executive Director of the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) and Denise Richardson, a consumer advocate and identity theft education specialist. The topic is identity theft and an update of activities at the National Organization for Victim Assistance. The production offers a brief overview of a proposed national Constitutional Amendment to...
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The Irene Taylor Trust: Creating Music. Transforming Futures; we believe that creating original music collaboratively can make a powerful impact on people's lives, bringing them new confidence, important transferrable skills and raised aspirations for the future. Our programmes Making Tracks, Music in Prisons and Sounding Out support NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) young…. We...
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Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world’s first true “penitentiary,” a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once...
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In Philadelphia, where he called for an overhaul of the criminal justice system. “That is not going to make us safer. That’s not going to make us stronger. And if those individuals are ultimately released, how are they ever going to adapt? It’s not smart.”. One year into his presidency, Barack Obama still hasn't managed to close the controversial U.S. prison facility at Guantánamo Bay. But its...
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Federal-Prison.org is the leading resource for information relating to life in federal prison and has been featured by Bloomberg, Reuters, Guardian and etc. Once sentenced to time in prison in any facility the burning question for the majority of inmates is just how long they will have to stay in for. Calculating your expected release date can become quite confusing as there are numerous...
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Your Source for News and Information on Environmentally Responsible Products and Services in the Corrections Industry. Building on the success of their initial effort last year in Charlotte, the American Jail Association (AJA) more than doubled the number of exhibitors on this year’s ECO Aisle in Austin at their annual training conference. Exhibitors of diverse sustainable products, technology...
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As our civilization rose from the ashes of the world population started prehistoric times and to rise, concept of prisons became more and more used by ancient civilizations.Here you can find all about history of prisons, famous prisons and famous prison breaks. As our civilization rose from the ashes of the world population started prehistoric times and to rise, concept of prisons became more...
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Do you know somebody in prison at Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution? Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution is a correctional facility in the. "Former chief financial officer William Roe has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzling from two institutions in which he was previously employed. Roe received the maximum sentence after … [Read More...]. One of the tricks of...
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There is currently more than 2 million people incarcerated in state and federal prisons in the USA. Prisoners need books to help pass the time and try to educate themselves. At many prisons there are very few books available to the prison population, and often what is there is poor quality pulp fiction like romance novels and action thrillers. Prison libraries are often very limited, and access...
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Women and Prison: A Site for Resistance makes visible women's experiences in the criminal justice system. Documenting these stories is integral to this project of resistance. The stories are supported by a collection of resources, such as organizations, reports, essays, and links to a wide range of information on women and prison. Sarah Chase’s narrative is one of the oral histories that...
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