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Do Prisons and Mass Incarceration Keep Us Safe?

Do Prisons and Mass Incarceration Keep Us Safe?

Feb 11, 2015 | 15 Comments

Some believe prisons actually do more harm than good – creating a ripple effect that harms both incarcerated individuals and their families. A recent interview with outspoken Maya Schenwar, the author of Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better, explores the philosophy of punishment and how “corrections” in […]

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How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors with Books

How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors with Books

Feb 4, 2015 | 32 Comments

Despite the evidence that inmate education reduces recidivism — by 43% according to the U.S. Department of Education — many “tough on crime” politicians find the idea of inmates receiving a college education behind bars infuriating. Politicians can choose to ignore the evidence and paint in-prison education as unfair to law-abiding citizens, but the true […]

When Prisoners Are Patients

When Prisoners Are Patients

Jan 30, 2015 | 45 Comments

As a nurse caring for prisoner patients, the first rule I learned — or figured out, because no one said it aloud — was not to ask what the prisoner had done to land there. Is it wrong to give understanding care to violators? In the end, I decided it was not. The job is […]

Prisoners Sending E-Cards Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

Prisoners Sending E-Cards Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

Jan 16, 2015 | 86 Comments

Thought e-cards were a thing of the past? Think again. Filling a void found in many prisons, JPay has made digital greeting cards “en vogue” again. Pick a design, customize a message, attach to an email –and you’ve got instantaneous communication versus traditional mail. For about 35 cents each, less than the cost of an […]

Prisoners Sending E-Cards Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

Jan 16, 2015 | 86 Comments
Prisoners Sending E-Cards Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

Thought e-cards were a thing of the past? Think again. Filling a void found in many prisons, JPay has made digital greeting cards “en vogue” again. Pick a design, customize a message, attach to an email –and you’ve got instantaneous communication versus traditional mail. For about 35 cents each, less than the cost of an […]

Inmates Give Back in a BIG Way

Inmates Give Back in a BIG Way

Oct 16, 2014 | 18 Comments

JPay Email Takes Flight

Aug 12, 2013 | 188 Comments

Video Visitation Contest WINNERS!

May 31, 2013 | 130 Comments

Do Prisons and Mass Incarceration Keep Us Safe?

Feb 11, 2015 | 15 Comments
Do Prisons and Mass Incarceration Keep Us Safe?

Some believe prisons actually do more harm than good – creating a ripple effect that harms both incarcerated individuals and their families. A recent interview with outspoken Maya Schenwar, the author of Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better, explores the philosophy of punishment and how “corrections” in […]

How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors with Books

How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors with Books

Feb 4, 2015 | 32 Comments
When Prisoners Are Patients

When Prisoners Are Patients

Jan 30, 2015 | 45 Comments
Prisoners Sending E-Cards Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

Prisoners Sending E-Cards Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

Jan 16, 2015 | 86 Comments