Prison Fellowship CEO James Ackerman has announced he will step down from the ministry in June 2024, with a plan for an orderly transition already in place.
Prison Fellowship is presenting the 2022 Charles Colson Advocate of Hope Award to retiring Sen. Rob Portman for boldly championing second chances and safer communities as a United States Senator.
Prison Fellowship President & CEO James Ackerman today announced his transition from leading the ministry, effective June 30, 2024.
Justice Ambassadors with a criminal record have stories to tell—and together with Prison Fellowship, they are making an impact in their communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Prison Fellowship®, the nation’s largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, released the following statement after the United States Senate passed the Law Enforcement De-escalation Training Act of 2022 bipartisan legislation.
Prison Fellowship has released a Statement on the Michigan Faith Leader Support for Pretrial Reform.
After his career in hardball politics ended in flames, Chuck Colson emerged as one of the most influential evangelical leaders of the twentieth century, influencing countless prisoners, public figures, and everyday citizens. When he found himself in hell, he kept on walking; and through his obedience, God turned an unmitigated disaster into an unbounded blessing.
Joy Block-Wright never had trouble finding a job before she went to prison. Her strong work ethic, administrative skills, and outgoing personality proved essential wherever she worked. But once she had a criminal record, her dream of being an entrepreneur was cut short.
Every January, lawmakers gather to do the work of creating law. Prison Fellowship staff, Justice Ambassadors, and grassroots advocates come alongside them to be a voice for justice that restores in states across the nation.
Prison Fellowship sat down with Jeremy and Traci to talk about serving prisoners’ families through summer camp and year-round ministry.