Jarret thought his life was over when he was locked up at 19. But an old hymn was just about to lead him to a new beginning.
Incarcerated father Chris looked forward to seeing his family, but prison visits were usually awkward. Angel Tree helped to change that.
Bill and Mitch grew up in the same area, served in the military in Iraq, and worked as first responders. But they’re linked in an even more profound way, and that connection is helping change lives.
We believe our current method of determining pretrial detention through monetary bail can be replaced with more just, evidence-based approaches.
Half of Michigan’s jailed population—some 8,000 people—are awaiting trial. Many of them don’t need to be incarcerated. Tell lawmakers you support pretrial reform.
Quilts are made to warm the heart, not just the body. That’s why pastor Renae Calva partnered with a group of quilters to make blankets for 18 returning citizens.
Parents play a unique and irreplaceable role in their children’s lives. So how can incarcerated parents still actively fill that role from behind bars?
A group of men inside an Oregon prison hosted a barbeque, a walkathon, and fundraising booths to raise money for Angel Tree.
Even though we live in a world of instant communication through email, text messages, and social media, keeping in touch with America’s 2.2 million prisoners isn’t easy. But a new partnership is helping to change that.