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How New York State Plans to Fund Major Criminal-Justice Reforms with Wall Street Money (January 2016)

Prison Film Program Fosters Creative Edutainment (January 2016)


Readers Sound Off on Public Safety, Prison Violence, and Universal Peace (December 2015)

Think It’s Hard Finding a Place to Live? Try Doing So With a Criminal Record (November 2015)

What to Know About the 6,000 Federal Prisoners Being Released (October 2015)

The Government’s Early Release of Prisoners Is a Big Social-Science Experiment (October 2015)

Feds Launch Pilot College Program for Prisoners (September 2015)

Punished for Being Poor (September 2015)

After Ferguson, States Struggle to Crack Down on Court Debt (August 2015)

What the Experts Say About Offering Pell Grants to Prisoners (August 2015)

Advocates Praise Federal Move to Restore Pell Grants for Prisoners (August 2015)

A new way to treat women’s mental health in prison (July 2015)

Can higher ed keep inmates from returning to prison after release? (July 2015)

The U.S. Hosts 25 Percent Of The World’s Prison Population — These Are The Consequences (July 2015)

These Programs Are Helping Prisoners Live Again On The Outside (July 2015)

You Just Got Out of Prison. Now What? (July 2015)

Study with the Best: CUNY and Criminology (June 2015)

Life After Jail: Experts Tell Us What The ‘OITNB’ Ladies Would Have To Deal With IRL (June 2015)

NYCHA Questioned on Policy of Banning Arrested Residents (June 2015)

Are video visits a smart innovation for jails—or yet another way to exploit families? (April 2015)

Justice Corps Educator Irvin Weathersby Jr. on Education’s Role in Reversing Mass Incarceration (March 2015)

Malik Yoba and Iconic32 Host a Live Screening of “Empire” to Raise Money for P2CP (March 2015)

P2CP featured on Al Jazeera (February 2015)

P2CP Learning Exchange Student Taniya Dewan Selected for Prestigious White House Internship (January 2015)


NYC ‘Sober Homes’ Operators Accused of Fraud (October 2014)

5 States’ Innovative Ways To Keep People From Behind Bars (October 2014)

In Ferguson, a System of Injustice Through Fines (September 2014)

There’s No Point in Releasing Prisoners, Ever—Unless We Do This (July 2014)

Governor Cuomo Announces Council on Community Re-Entry and Reintegration (July 2014)

Complaints, Violations at Accused Murderer’s Group Home (June 2014)

Prison Program Turns Inmates Into Intellectuals (May 2014)

The dangerous zone between a halfway house and freedom (February 2014)

Nonprofits Pick Up LBJ’s ‘War on Poverty’ 50 Years Later (February 2014)

Governor Cuomo Launches Initiative to Provide College Classes in New York Prison (February 2014)

Gov. Cuomo’s Bold Step on Prison Education (February 2014)

Prison re-entry programs missing prisoners, advocates complain (February 2014)


New Data on Repeat Offenders (December 2013)

‘Stop Jailing 16-year-olds,’ NY Policymakers Are Told (November 2013)

Professors Moller and Dreisinger Bring Therapy Through Theater to Female Inmates in Thailand (November 2013)

Overdosing rampant in sober houses (November 2013)

Report: Hundreds of homes, billed as rehabilitative, for NYC former prisoners are flawed (October 2013)

Report On “Three-Quarter Houses” For Ex-Convicts, Others Finds 317 in NYC (October 2013)

Report: Illegal NYC homes house ex-prisoners (October 2013)

Report: Homes for Indigent Addicts Have Poor Conditions, Unsavory Ties to Drug Clinics (October 2013)

CHPC Discusses Three-Quarter Houses (October 2013)

John Jay tries to help prisoners turn lives around (September 2013)

Celebrating a Partnership with John Jay College of Criminal Justice (September 2013)

A Home of Their Own (July 2013)

Can Empty Prisons Be Repurposed To Help Ex-Cons Reintegrate Into Society? (April 2013)

The Brian Lehrer  Show: Do Halfway Houses Work? (March 2013)

Justice Corps Trains Former Offenders For Future Success (January 2013)


Opening Up a Pipeline: Education Program Helps Pave the Way for Prisoner Reentry (December 2012)

WABC’s Viewpoint Program Featured NYC Justice Corps (Dec. 30, 2012)

The Crime Report Named the Prison to College Pipeline as One of the Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories of the Year (Dec. 2012)

Criminal Justice Matters: Taking College to Prison (Aug. 24, 2012)

Prisoner Reentry Institute’s NYC Justice Corps Expansion to Provide Multifaceted Services to Low-Income Communities Citywide (Aug. 16, 2012) 

John Jay College Awarded $442,143 Pinkerton Foundation Grant to Launch the Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative