Check in with us each week for an update on how the COVID-19 is affecting Prison Fellowship and correctional facilities - including our regularly updated map of impact on prisons in each state.
America’s PPE shortage is endangering those who are at a high risk of contracting the disease. Meanwhile, a group of Chinese Christians want to help.
Because Marcus Bullock was given a second chance, his business Flikshop is connecting families separated by prison walls and the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 forced Blackburn Correctional Center to close its doors to visitors, but that didn’t stop dedicated volunteers and DOC staff from serving incarcerated men.
Senators Portman and Cardin introduce legislation to remove penalties from business owners with criminal records during the pandemic.
Luis Centeno had served his time. Now he was getting out. But he soon discovered that being released from prison wasn’t the same as gaining his freedom. After his job search kept hitting dead ends, he decided to turn his hobby into a career.
Federal prisons under national lockdown as protests continue after the death of George Floyd
In the world of COVID-19, concerns of prisoners’ families are heavy. Practicing social distance can be difficult behind bars—if not impossible. The threat of illness is high for people living and working within the prison system. Angel Tree’s Michelle Payette says, “When you can't control things, you’ve got to learn to pray.”
Prison Fellowship’s policy team releases interactive map of COVID-19’s impact on state and federal prisons across the United States.