February 21, 2019 Opportunities
Help read submissions from incarcerated writers and compose letters of response, offering suggestions for how they can improve their work and, most important, offering...
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 28, 2019 JIE Updates
“It is through education that we will arrive at a truth that is inclusive and unites us all in a pursuit of justice.”
January 24, 2019 Opportunities
The Beyond the Bars Conference is looking for proposals for workshops that will actively engage in justice work as it pertains to the impacts of criminalization and...
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.”
December 13, 2018 Opportunities
Right of Return was founded in 2017 as the only fellowship opportunity exclusively for formerly incarcerated artists.