The United States has made progress implementing the FIRST STEP Act, but there is still work to be done.
Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., and Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., were presented with 2019 Charles Colson Advocate of Hope Award on December 9, 2019.
Matthew Charles was one of the first prisoners released after the passage of the FIRST STEP Act. Prison Fellowship editor Maria Mallory White recently spoke with Matthew about what life has been like since his release, and what he believes are America’s next steps in criminal justice reform.
Matthew Charles had been out of prison for almost a year when the Court of Appeals ordered that he return to prison to serve out the rest of his original 35-year sentence. His story caught the nation’s attention, with hundreds demanding his release. Read on to discover the incredible story of Matthew’s journey.
Federal Bureau of Prisons scheduled to set free 3,100 prisoners on Friday, July 22, 2019, as a result of the FIRST STEP Act.
Who is President Trump's nominee for attorney general, and how will the FIRST STEP Act fare under his leadership? Prison Fellowship's Craig DeRoche reflects on what's next for justice reform in America.
The FIRST STEP Act is now law, but how will it affect America’s incarcerated? And what are our next steps?
President Trump Signs the FIRST STEP Act into Law, Ushering in a New Era of Criminal Justice Reform
"My house is too quiet," Beth Strong says. "I struggle to make ends meet. Every weekend, I travel several hours each way to see my husband during visitation hours.
Prison Fellowship applauds President Donald J. Trump for signing the FIRST STEP Act into law.
Prison Fellowship applauds the U.S. Senate for clearing the final hurdle for passage of the FIRST STEP Act in the House of Representatives. Media conference call to be held on Wednesday.