How the Doe Fund Helps Former Prisoners Turn Their Lives Around
The Doe Fund is an NYC-based nonprofit that strives to do exactly that by releasing male prisons through its Ready, Willing & Able program. Learn more here!
Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Solutions
Incarceration is not an effective solution for juvenile offenders. Discover risk factors and proposed solutions.
Patrick Pursley and I Am Kid Culture
Patrick Pursley was exonerated and has chosen to always work for love, leading to the start of I Am Kid Culture.
Long-term Prison Sentences and Prison Population
Long prison sentences may seem like a solution to managing crime, yet mass incarceration has a devastating impact on the prison population.
Long-term Prison Sentences vs. Death Penalty
Explore how long term prison sentences have replaced the death penalty, and how parole plays a role.
Must Listen: Wrongful Conviction
Wrongful Conviction is an eye-opening, gut-wrenching, and jaw-dropping podcast by Lava for Good.
The Role of Physical Rehabilitation in Prison Reform
In an effort to understand rehabilitation in South Africa, and how it impacts the country’s high recidivism rate, we spoke with Warren Baynes, a South African photographer and filmmaker.
What Is Recidivism?
The difference in recidivism rates between countries reveals how legal policy and criminal behaviour are closely linked.
Must Listen: Ear Hustle
Birthed inside the walls of San Quentin Prison's media room, Ear Hustle shares "the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration".
How Vagrancy Laws Punish, Segregate and Control
Vagrancy laws are a set of rules that make it a crime for a person to wander from one place to another with no visible means of support. In most instances, vagrancy laws criminalise the homeless and jobless.