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Opening Job Opportunities For People With Criminal Records

Ban the Box

As the prison reform movement picks up with changes in federal sentencing guidelines, more ex-offenders will transition to their communities looking for a job. Ban-The-Box is the best grassroots model today. Read More »

Email Services Bring News to Federal Inmates

Corrlinks

A number of services provide federal inmates access to news and other information by email. Read More »

Governor Cuomo’s Cost-Saving Prescription for Safer Streets: Prisoner Education

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Providing college-level education to inmates has been shown to dramatically reduce recidivism and the cost to taxpayers of incarceration. Read More »

Transforming Lives on Both Sides of the Prison Walls

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The blind students and the inmate students have a symbiotic relationship of success and hope, Read More »

‘Commitment to Change’ College Scholarship for Federal Prisoners

prisoner-education

The scholarship covers tuition and books for one federal prisoner to take one course at the regionally accredited Adams State University. Read More »

Interview: Christopher Zoukis, Co-Author of ‘The Directory of Federal Prisons’

Directory of Federal Prisons

"By merely writing and receiving letters, prisoners are exposed to the fresh air of healthy, non-prison influences. The importance of this cannot be overstated." Read More »

Book Marketing from Prison: How to Sell Books While Incarcerated

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Book marketing in the world outside of prison is fairly straightforward. The author writes a book, ideally has the foresight to build an author platform in the process, and then uses the platform and other tools to market their book once it is published. These other tools often consist of a snazzy website, writing commitments at relevant and visible publications, ... Read More »

DVD Review: The Experiment (2010)

Those of us who pride ourselves on our humanity would be surprised at how quickly it is lost. Read More »

Releasing The Ripper

What do we expect from our prison system? Read More »