Prison Fellowship CEO James Ackerman on public speaking, butterflies, and the transformative work of Jesus revealed through Derek at a prison workshop.
Going to prison removed Reggie from his children’s lives, but Angel Tree has helped him reconnect as a father. Now he's helping other prisoners do the same.
Washington, D.C.—Prison Fellowship®, the nation’s largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, released the following statement after leading Christian organizations sent a letter urging Senate Judiciary Committee leadership to quickly take up the EQUAL Act and work to end the federal crack powder cocaine disparity.
Prison Fellowship CEO James Ackerman shares an exciting announcement about the ministry's future.
"The board of directors is excited to have unanimously selected Heather Rice-Minus as the next leader of Prison Fellowship. Heather is uniquely positioned to move the ministry into its next era of transforming lives and redeeming broken systems, both behind bars and in the community."
“This weekend, we once again find ourselves mourning a life unjustly taken,” said Kate Trammell, Vice President of Advocacy at Prison Fellowship
Prison Fellowship®, the nation's largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, released the following statement after Congress failed to remedy existing inconsistent federal sentencing for crack and powder cocaine crimes.
Prison Fellowship® believes seeking justice calls us to champion justice that restores both for individuals and for entire systems that have been broken. That’s why we advocate for a criminal justice system that prioritizes fairness, community safety, and rehabilitation.
Prison Fellowship, the nation's largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners and their families, released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives passed the Law Enforcement De-escalation Training Act of 2022.
As Prison Fellowship Angel Tree turns 40, the legacy of one former safecracker is irrefutable proof of the potential that’s behind bars, just waiting to come to light.
One of the most important things for anybody leaving prison is to find community—a community where you’re not ashamed, you’re embraced, and you’re loved.
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.
What does it mean for us to embrace God’s heart toward those impacted by the criminal justice system?
Justice is a picture of God’s love in action in a broken world. It reflects God’s heart and says, “All is not as it should be—but it should be made right.”