Are you interested in advocacy or on the fence about getting involved in justice reform? See what happened when a husband and wife experienced their first Congressional meetings to lobby for change.
Access to Pell Grants can’t change a prisoner’s release date, but it can dramatically change the outcomes for the person and for society. By restoring investment in education behind bars through Pell Grants, we can tap into the God-given potential of people who, despite their choices in the past, can make significant contributions to their families, communities, and future employers.
Returning citizens face numerous barriers to education. Karen Swanson, director of the Billy Graham Center’s Institute for Prison Ministries at Wheaton College, has five tips for colleges and universities that want to welcome former prisoners.
Should prisoners be eligible for federal Pell grants?
Chad found wealth and success after prison, but he didn't have the character he needed to keep it. Which is why one day he found himself once again dressed in a prison jumpsuit on his way to Angola.
Brandon was on fire for crime, until a robbery put him behind bars. In prison, he would search for truth and meaning for his life. But would he find it?
Guest blogger Bethany McIlrath shares how teachers can influence at-risk children of the incarcerated for the better.
Rikers Island is one of the last places you'd expect to hear stories of hope and forgiveness.