When the Washington State DOC announced it would close the Washington State Reformatory, it caused a rift between incarcerated abolitionists.
Practicing journalism in prison is necessary, but incarcerated reporters face enormous risks and aggressive retaliation.
Rebuilding a life after years in a cage is a daunting task and some of those challenges are quantified and documented. But there are many more complicated, nuanced challenges that are less popularly known and harder to turn into data.
Massachusetts is refusing to share information about plans for a new women’s prison with concerned citizens through a controversial exemption to the state’s public records law.
Inside Georgia’s prisons, Georgia Prisoners Speak fights barriers to the outside and engages in abolitionist political education.