In the Press
Sara Bennett’s New Photo Series, “Looking Inside: Portraits of Women Serving Life Sentences,” Featured in the NYT
June 12, 2019 In the Press
“What do you want to say to the outside world?”
June 1, 2019 In the Press
Two new reports were released on the Vera Institute for Justice's project: Unlocking Potential: Pathways from Prison to Postsecondary Education.
May 1, 2019 In the Press
The eleventh manuscript in the special volume for Critical Education (eds. Erin Castro and Mary Gould) has now been published.
April 22, 2019 In the Press
For The New York Times Magazine, Rachel Kushner profiles Ruth Wilson Gilmore, the activist and scholar who has spent decades advocating for prison abolition.
March 28, 2019 In the Press
“Those of us who have known freedom and then had it taken away have a different understanding of the world from those of you who haven’t.”
New Book: “Education for Liberation: The Politics of Promise and Reform Inside and Beyond America’s Prisons”
March 19, 2019 In the Press
This book compiles chapters written by individuals on the right and the left of the political spectrum, and within and outside the fields of prison education and reentry...
March 18, 2019 In the Press
In the first video, Bruce Western and Damon Phillips explore issues around reintegrating into society after prison.
Critical Education Publishes “Radical Departures: Ruminations on the Purposes of Higher Education in Prison”
March 8, 2019 In the Press
The ninth manuscript in the special volume for Critical Education (eds. Erin Castro and Mary Gould) has now been published.
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...