A former inmate sizes up detention products
This school year The Good Men Project is teaming up with The Pain of The Prison System (POPS) to show how art can transform people.
Former juvenile prisoners found the capacity to change and now try to extend change into their community.
Revelations about the prosecution of Jabbar Collins, who served 15 years for a murder he did not commit, helped to bring down longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.
Rikers Island’s culture of violence against teen prisoners makes broken teen spirit, and shows a deeper social ill.
“No one knows what really goes on inside a prison unless they are invited through its iron doors.” Read Wormwood Scrubs.
The proposal is part of a broader rethinking of criminal justice policy within the Obama administration.
To repair the harm caused by the legacy of American racism and white supremacy, we must look beyond the cages we have built to hide the consequences of our history from ourselves.
“The statistic is horrific. One in three children will be arrested by the time they are 23 and many of them will spend time in detention centers, actually prisons, who do little to rehabilitate. In fact, each year some two million children are arrested in this country.”
Men make up the vast majority of the global prison population and for many their human rights are violated under the name of “policy.”
Hans Hallundbaek helps ex-felons re-enter society while raising vital questions about the prison system.
Over 2,000 Americans are serving life sentences for drug charges. This documentary seeks to free six of them.
California wants to add $500 million in lease-revenue bonds to fund county jail expansion, on top of the $1.2 billion in jail expansion funds from the years prior. Whats wrong with this picture?
“I won’t shy away from the bad with ignorance, but I also won’t minimize the good simply because that’s what the national conversation is saying I should do.”
When I returned to meat eating after a stint of vegetarianism, I discovered a growing urge to know where my food came from.
Strength & conditioning specialist, Bri Wilson, may work in corporate communications by day, but she’s a fitness junkie at all hours of the day. She can help you lose weight. Here’s how.
Blogger Jim Lunsford was blown away by the gift of fatherhood and how it up-ended his previous post-apocalyptic and cynical world-view. Here is how his view changed so dramatically.
Want happiness to be something that stays with you for the long-term? Then protect it like you would any other valuable. Thai Nguyen tells you how.
A clear representation of how big the human trafficking problem really is.
As much as Angel Garcia’s speaker insists “this is not about precision,” this poem is extremely precise–in its language, in its images, in its emotional resonance.
It’s Friday night, and you’re meeting a semi-blind date for coffee at 6PM. Semi-blind, meaning you’ve seen their Tinder pictures and have been texting all week, but haven’t yet met them in person. What is your mindset as you head out to meet this new person?
Houston, we have a problem. This dad has raised the “build something cool for your kids” bar sky-high.
Choose your design and have your new car “printed” by the end of the day.
Stories, whether fictitious or true, spring forth from our values, believes, perceptions, dreams, imaginations or wishes, all of which are bound to our life experiences, which in turn are fundamentally shaped by our particular environment. Raoul Wieland shares a few of these stories.
A small Hudson Valley fruit farm is very different than a large Midwest commodity farm.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Movie, book, TV show, epic poem, comic book, Concept album, ad campaign, play, opera–doesn’t matter what kind of fiction it is….
Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.
An unexpected note from a stranger convinced a family that baseball can be a magical game.
Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.