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2016-17 BEYOND THE BARS FELLOWSHIP – APPLY NOW

2016-17 Beyond the Bars Fellowship – Apply Now The Beyond the Bars Fellowship offers students and community members an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of mass incarceration and social change; and to collaborate with social justice organizers, activists, and academics... READ MORE

Columbia’s Prison Education Program featured on CBS

Why NY is expanding top tier higher education in prisons JULY 9, 2016, 8:11 AM|President Obama became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison last year as he sought to build support for criminal justice reform. While it... READ MORE

Visions of Confinement featured in Untapped Cities

Visions of Confinement at Hunter East Harlem Gallery Explores Female Imprisonment in America Posted In Arts & Culture, New York by AFineLyne   Just in time for the return of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, Visions of Confinement: A Lens on Women in the... READ MORE

Beat, Rhymes & Justice featured in Ebony

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island A program at the New York City jail facility gives young men who are incarcerated a chance to turn their energies toward crafting music and away from negativity… Click here to read... READ MORE

The MASS STORY: Rikers Island

The MASS STORY: Rikers Island By: SpreadMassLOVE/CreateForward LLC The Mass Story: Rikers Island What do you know about Rikers Island? About the people who have been detained there? About the family and friends who visit the Island? About what is