In the Press
Chris Wolfe, Teacher for the Justice-in-Education Initiative, Publishes Essay in the New York Times Magazine
February 8, 2019 In the Press
Chris Wolfe, who teaches creative writing at Rikers Island through the Justice-in-Education Initiative, reflects on his complicated journey of being a black officer in...
January 17, 2019 In the Press
Since 1994, prisoners have been unable to receive Pell Grants, the primary provider of federal financial aid to low-income students.
January 16, 2019 In the Press
Current state law in New York allows prosecutors to conceal crucial evidence from defense attorneys and their clients until shortly before the time of trial.
December 20, 2018 In the Press
The National Humanities Alliance mentioned the Justice-in-Education Initiative in their latest Humanities for All essay, “Goals of the Publicly Engaged Humanities.”
November 30, 2018 In the Press
“We are watching, in real time, a new right discourse come to define the American presidency.”
November 9, 2018 In the Press
“So much of what really happens in our system is that people are cowed into submission, traumatized and damaged.”
November 7, 2018 In the Press
“It is in part by measuring the US prison population against the rest of the world’s that we underscore the extent to which mass incarceration is a genuinely massive...
November 2, 2018 In the Press
For The New York Times Magazine, Ben Austen profiles Larry Krasner, the new progressive District Attorney of Philadelphia aiming to make the criminal-justice system more...
October 30, 2018 In the Press
PEN America has published their first anthology of prison writing, which collects the winning poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and dramatic writing from their yearly Prison...