A new youth incarceration system designed to be more humane has not yet become so, advocates said on Thursday, Dec. 6. At a panel discussion sponsored by… Read more “Raise the Age Law Poses Challenges”
Activists Rally at City Hall for Better Drug Treatment in Prisons
Trish Herring, 50, clutched a photograph of her son Matt, who died of an opioid overdose last year just a few months after being released from prison.… Read more “Activists Rally at City Hall for Better Drug Treatment in Prisons”
A Life Mostly Spent in Prison Tears a Family Apart
Ronald Giddens had been out of jail for less than seven months when he was detained on a Brooklyn street on December 2, 2013. He was carrying… Read more “A Life Mostly Spent in Prison Tears a Family Apart”
One Man’s Murder, Another’s Mistake
Two families cope after NYC park employees’ fight turns fatal.
Life After Prison
What will it take to keep this Bronx resident out of jail for good?
The Island of Unclaimed Bodies
A mile-long stretch of land off City Island is where over one million of New York’s poor and unclaimed are buried.
The New Bronx: Starting Over After Prison
Al Lewis grew up in Brooklyn, but after years of crime, drug addiction, homelessness and prison he’s getting a fresh start. This time in The Bronx, at 72.