Update 3/31/2017–U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced a resolution that would designate April 2017 as "Second Chance Month."
Prison Fellowship® is partnering with Celebrate Recovery to provide addiction recovery programming to incarcerated men and women nationwide.
In the mid-1990s, multi-Dove Award-winning Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman formed a friendship with Prison Fellowship® founder Chuck Colson after reading Colson's book "Loving God."
The 2017 Oscars Nominations were announced this morning. Ava DuVernay's documentary "13th" is nominated for Best Documentary.
B&H Publishing Group and Prison Fellowship® are teaming up in a special one-for-one launch campaign.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2016—For the 2.7 million American children with an incarcerated parent, Christmas is bittersweet as they are separated from their imprisoned parent—often by more than 100 miles.
Former NFL and College Stars Join in Football Clinic for Bay Area, East Bay, Fresno, and Sacramento Boys
REDWOOD CITY, Aug. 25, 2016—With the coming of fall brings football season, but 2.7 million children in the U.S. do not have the opportunity to throw a pigskin with their dad or mom because one or both of their parents are in prison.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2016—Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest outreach to prisoners, former prisoners and their families, announced today by video the inaugural recipients of the Charles Colson Hope Awards, which will annually recognize people who have faithfully and courageously worked to restore those affected by crime and incarceration.
“We just can’t ignore 2.2 million incarcerated people in America.” —James Ackerman
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016—While many bemoan the fact that the U.S. incarcerates 2.2 million men and women in its prisons and jails—a 500 percent increase over the last 40 years—James Ackerman has decided to do something more.