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Art for Change: Innovative Rehabilitation Programme Drastically Reduced Recidivism in Prison

9th March 2017

When an arts-based, nonprofit organization claims to have developed a prisoner rehabilitation program that reduces recidivism to less than five percent, criminal justice experts may shake their heads in disbelief. Yet that is what Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA) a non-profit organization based in New York State has done. Their program has improved prison morale […]

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Insight Inside: WHIP – Taking the Reins

21st February 2017

Winston Churchill once said, ‘No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle…‘ a concept proven time and time again in the Colorado Correctional Industries (CCi) Wild Horse Inmate Program (WHIP). As part of a mutually beneficial partnership formed in 1986 with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), CCi houses a herd […]

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Romanian National Folklore Festival for Prisoners – 2nd Edition

13th September 2016

National Prison Administration in collaboration with the National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” organized in Bucharest “The National Folklore Festival for Prisoners”. The festival took place on 9th of September. More than 70 detainees from 23 detention facilities had an extensive artistic program structured into three distinct sections : folk music , folk dances and a […]

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An Art-Inspired Innovative Approach Changes Prisoner Behaviour – A Case Study

31st May 2016

Most criminal justice experts are skeptical when an arts-based non-profit organization claims to have developed a rehabilitation program that improves prison morale and makes prison safer…yet alone makes the population more respectful and work more cooperatively…and, seemingly impossible, helps prisoners build the life skills they need to make it on the outside.  Skeptical is an […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS – 11th Reintegration Puzzle Conference

12th May 2015

The organising committee invites submissions from organisations and individuals that are related to the theme “Incarceration Alternatives”.

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The World Prisons Directory (WPD)

12th May 2015

The World Prisons Directory (WPD) is the first global website providing information on penitentiary facilities on all continents of the Globe. Our goal is to create better connections between prison facilities and society.

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