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Making the Case for Freeing Inmates as Coronavirus Spreads in the New York Times

April 1, 2020 In the Press

As the coronavirus spreads across America, some jails and prisons, where social distancing is nearly impossible, are beginning to release inmates.

Beyond Prisons Launches Prisoner Support Guide For The Coronavirus Crisis

March 30, 2020 In the Press

Beyond Prisons is working to build a national prisoner support guide for the coronavirus crisis that will include region-specific information.

Justice-in-Education Scholar Lisette Oblitas is a Featured Artist in New Book

February 10, 2020 JIE Updates

Justice-in-Education Scholar Lisette Oblitas is one of the featured artists in Nicole R. Fleetwood's Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, out in April from...

Inmate-Run Newspaper Featured in Columbia Magazine

February 10, 2020 In the Press

For the past eight years, UC Berkeley professor William Drummond and his students have been volunteering to help inmates in California's San Quentin prison run a...

Opportunity: Hudson Link is Hiring for an Academic Coordinator

February 4, 2020 Opportunities

Hudson Link is hiring for an Academic Coordinator (AC) to administer the college program inside Greene Correctional Facility.

Justice-in-Education Sponsored Art Exhibit Featured in the Columbia Spectator

January 30, 2020 In the Press

The Justice-in-Education Initiative recently joined with the department of art history and archeology's “Art X Social Justice” initiative to present “Stories in Paper,”...

Justice-in-Education Initiative Mentioned in the New York Times

January 29, 2020 In the Press

Tyrone Abraham was recently granted parole and accepted into the Justice-in-Education Scholars, but unless Gov. Andrew Cuomo pardons him, federal authorities will deport...

Humanities New York Publishes New Article on Sing Sing Revolt

January 28, 2020 In the Press

To build upon their public events on the history of incarceration in New York, Humanities New York has just published a new article on "The Sing Sing Revolt" by historian...

Justice-in-Education Initiative Featured in Columbia Spectator

December 17, 2019 In the Press

“Put simply: Education is not just a means to myriad positive ends, but an end unto itself. Education—on its own—is worth pursuing, worth having, and worth supporting.”