On October 17, the City Council of New York voted to approve a plan to close the infamous Riker's Island jail. The closure is part of a
It takes a steady determination to make things happen in the world of incarceration, even when this system makes rehabilitation a priority, as the
“Aloha!” It’s one of those words with layers of meaning and conveys an understanding of the interconnectedness of all things, similar to the Sanskrit
Prison Yoga Project International Ambassador extraordinaire, Josefin Wikström, has done some remarkable field diplomacy recently. A resident of
Like this young man who writes to us requesting a book, most incarcerated people are sincere in their desire to "...make some positive changes...."
Another letter from a prisoner "...searching for methods to make him a better person and to inspire hope thru positive energies..." Read
There is an optimism that shines through in this letter, and we hear that spirit of wanting to give back too. Hi my name is _____, I am writing to
Each month, we receive about 250 letters (like the one below) from men and women behind bars. We need your help to make sure every prisoner who