Press Releases

Columbia University and Local Museums to Bring Arts Education to Incarcerated People

July 19, 2019 Press Releases

Columbia University’s Department of Art History & Archaeology and its Justice-in-Education Initiative will fund new a new arts program, “Art from Within,” for...

Report Released on Higher Education Opportunities in New York State Prisons

April 3, 2019 Press Releases

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice a report examining both the history and scope of college-in-prison programs across the state....

WEBINAR TODAY: Incorporating the Voice of Directly Impacted Individuals into the Prosecutor's Office

July 10, 2018 Press Releases

TODAY, Tuesday July 10th, 4:00 - 5:00 pm ESTIncorporating the Voice of Directly Impacted Individuals into the Prosecutor's Office—a webinar from the Institute for...

Prison Pedagogies: Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers

June 22, 2018 Press Releases

A new publication by Professors Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Robertson addresses contemporary educational practices and theories for teaching writing in prisons.

The Crisis of Criminalization: A Call for a Comprehensive Philanthropic Response Report Released

September 22, 2017 Press Releases

This report is an urgent call for a comprehensive philanthropic response to the growing crisis of criminalization. Over the past decade mass incarceration – the reality...