In the Press

New Columbia Study on the Relationship Between Children and Incarcerated Parents

October 2, 2020 In the Press

“Building on the child’s positive feelings for a parent could reduce the potentially damaging effects of separation and play a significant role in a child’s ability to...

44-Artist Show Opens at MoMA PS1 on Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

September 25, 2020 In the Press

“The exhibition complicates the definition of crime itself, expanding it beyond the courtroom into American society.”

California Correctional Officers Required to Use Body Cameras

September 15, 2020 In the Press

“Though police forces across the country, including the Los Angeles Police Department, use body cameras, their use in prisons is relatively rare.”

Expanding the Prison-Education Conversation Beyond Pell Grants

August 17, 2020 In the Press

“Many people in prison need basic education and even literacy education first.”

Rikers Debate Project Featured in the New Yorker Radio Hour Podcast

August 11, 2020 In the Press

The Rikers Debate Project, which pairs former college debaters and current professionals with students at Rikers Island to teach the skill of competitive debate, was...

Chicago Artists Fuel the Movement for Prison Abolition

August 7, 2020 In the Press

“Sometimes there’s a rush to say we support Black lives and people of color, but the question is, ‘How are you showing up?’”

The Morgan Library and Museum Launches an Online Exhibition Focused on Justice

August 6, 2020 In the Press

Curators tour the vault, bringing seldom-seen treasures off the shelf for their close-ups.

New Bill Allowing CANY to Adequately Report on Prison Conditions Passes New York State Assembly and Senate

July 27, 2020 In the Press

Assembly Bill A10194, which permits the correctional association to access, visit, inspect, and examine all state correctional facilities has passed the NY State Assembly...

New Website Dedicated to COVID-19 in Prisons in New York

July 21, 2020 In the Press

The Correctional Association of New York (CANY) has launched a new website dedicated to sharing information about what they're hearing from people in prison affected by...

How Prosecutors Perpetuate Structural Racism

July 13, 2020 In the Press

“While police officers are finally (and rightfully) being called out, prosecutors are skating by free of blame, reputations untarnished and funding untouched.”