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Sing Sing Prisoners Redefine 'Paying A Debt To Society'
Director, Corrections Accountability Project at the Urban Just...
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 am a former lawyer, dedicated to reducing the senseless loss...
I have lost half my life to a wrongful conviction. At first I was broken, but before my spirit deteriorated, my resilience
Pope Francis' Special Message For Sing Sing Inmates
OSSINING, N.Y. — Inside a cool, rugged chapel of tan brick and brown benches, the Rev. Tom Ahearn read a passage about repentance
Graduation at Sing Sing State Prison
Peter J. Paris
Professor Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary
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.
NYS Prisons: Scrapheaps or Repair Shops?
The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation Supporting Young Global L...
Recently retired Prisons Commissioner Brian Fischer made the keynote address. He did not romanticize them but neither did
Ted Conover: On Traveling and Being Free Behind Bars
Author & Activist
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.
Top 10 Most Notorious Prisons In The U.S.
For many Americans, Sing Sing, Leavenworth and San Quentin are well-known code words for crime. Newsone has compiled a list
CULTURE & ARTS
Up the River
Actor, comedian, composer and musician
It's Good Friday and I'm going up the river to Sing Sing.
, a play I had performed in Chicago and New York, is being staged as part of a program called Rehabilitation Through the Arts. I'm going to meet the cast.
Should David Cassidy Have Let His Roots Show on Celebrity Apprentice?
genealogical adventurer and storyteller
The ancestors populating the paternal side of Cassidy's family tree were all New Yorkers (mostly from Queens) until his father
Governor-Elect Cuomo Right on Point: Shut Down Half-Empty Prisons
Manager of Media & Artist Relations, Drug Policy Alliance
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.
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Sing Sing Prison and the Rhythm of Prayer
Rev. Canon Petero A. N. Sabune
Episcopal priest; Africa Partnership Officer for the Episcopal...
I was the Protestant Chaplain at Sing Sing Correctional Facility for seven years. The daily count of the prisoners is at the same time as prayer -- 5 am, 11 am, 5 pm, 11 pm.
Are There Good Men in Sing Sing?
Venture capitalist-turned-writer; founder, The Good Men Project
I am here at Sing Sing to to bring
The Good Men Project
, the anthology I've edited, inside the prison -- physically and in spirit.
My Return to Prison: Views on the Failed Drug War from Inside Sing Sing
Songwriter, producer and composer
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.
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