#Prisons

  • Article: Prisoners in New York City Can Now Make Calls for Free
    Citizenship

    Prisoners in New York City Can Now Make Calls for Free

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2018

    It’s a human rights issue. Read more

  • Article: Why It's a Crime to Be Poor in America
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Why It's a Crime to Be Poor in America

    By Katie Dallas|Aug. 7, 2018

    And what Global Citizens are going to do about it. Read more

  • Article: Fire Kills at Least 68 Prisoners Held in Venezuelan Police Station
    Citizenship

    Fire Kills at Least 68 Prisoners Held in Venezuelan Police Station

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 29, 2018

    The police station was being used as a temporary prison. Read more

  • Article: The US Prison Population Is Falling — But Not for Incarcerated Women
    Citizenship

    The US Prison Population Is Falling — But Not for Incarcerated Women

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 30, 2018

    As men’s prison populations decrease, women are not finding freedom as frequently. Read more

  • Feature: The Man Who Found Katy Perry Is on a Mission to Fix America’s Justice System
    FeatureCitizenship

    The Man Who Found Katy Perry Is on a Mission to Fix America’s Justice System

    By Katie Dallas|Jan. 25, 2018

    And he’s succeeding, one wrongful conviction at a time. Read more

  • Article: New York Prisons Are Making It Much More Difficult to Send Books, Fresh Food to Loved Ones
    Education

    New York Prisons Are Making It Much More Difficult to Send Books, Fresh Food to Loved Ones

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 8, 2018

    Care packages must come through six state-operated vendors. Read more

  • Article: The Number of Women and Girls in Prison Has Grown 50% Around the World
    Girls & Women

    The Number of Women and Girls in Prison Has Grown 50% Around the World

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The US leads in female inmates. Read more

  • Article: Ethnic Minorities Will Be ‘Next Generation’ of Criminals If Britain’s Justice System Doesn’t Change, Claims Major Report
    Citizenship

    Ethnic Minorities Will Be ‘Next Generation’ of Criminals If Britain’s Justice System Doesn’t Change, Claims Major Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 8, 2017

    Discrimination in the UK is “worse than in the US in some cases.” Read more