With an overwhelming 2.2 million people behind bars, it’s tempting to focus reform efforts on those convicted of non-violent
From Behind Bars, Jon-Adrian Velazquez Works to 'Create Healthy Communities' to Reduce Gun Violence by Jessica Mindich
I have lost half my life to a wrongful conviction. At first I was broken, but before my spirit deteriorated, my resilience
OSSINING, N.Y. — Inside a cool, rugged chapel of tan brick and brown benches, the Rev. Tom Ahearn read a passage about repentance
Every commencement ceremony is a congratulatory event that marks the end of an educational process en route to some particular career. But there is one graduation that is different from all others. It takes place annually at the Sing Sing maximum security prison in Ossining, New York.
It is a mix of journalistic integrity and personal generosity that has served him well and brought Ted Conover much attention for his in-depth reporting about the issues of our times.
The ancestors populating the paternal side of Cassidy's family tree were all New Yorkers (mostly from Queens) until his father
In this time of economic crisis in New York State, when politicians are looking for solutions to reduce the budget deficit, they need look no further than the state's correctional system.
Non-violent drug offenders who are locked up are pawns in urban political gamesmanship. Nobody talks about them. There's no political will to look at it. There's no political capital in it. It's a no-winner.