by Peter Wagner, December 31, 2009

Award from the Valley Advocate

The Valley Advocate salutes the Prison Policy Initiative for how far we stretch your generous contributions.

The Valley Advocate honors us on a best of 2009 list.

by Peter Wagner, November 25, 2009

The Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network has twice featured our work on their blog in the last week or so. One article by George Pillsbury features our research on Mississippi, and another on our work behind the New York TimesGerrymandering: Pure and Corrupt editorial.

by Peter Wagner, November 17, 2009

Peter Wagner is quoted in Pennsylvania inmates prepare to ship out in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pennsylvania’s failed parole policies have led to an overcrowding crisis that states with better policies will be profiting from.

by Peter Wagner, November 3, 2009

Joyce Russell reports for Iowa Public Radio on the end of prison-based gerrymandering in Anamosa, where the first election without a district that is almost entirely prisoners is taking place. Listen: mp3. Transcript here. Peter Wagner is interviewed.

by Peter Wagner, October 20, 2009

Writing in the Watertown Daily Times, Daniel Jenkins calls for the Census Bureau to report prison populations separately so that counties like Franklin County, NY, can continue to draw districts without regard to the prison populations: Census must take prisoners into account.

by Peter Wagner, October 9, 2009

Max Davies cites our census research in a UW-Oshkosh Advance-Titan editorial: U.S., Wisconsin fast becoming a nation of prisoners.

by Peter Wagner, October 8, 2009

Advocate newspaper coverMaureen Turner writes about our new report released today, Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in Massachusetts in an excellent story in the Valley Advocate: The Prison Town Advantage: Inmates who can’t vote nevertheless add to the power of the politicians who don’t represent them.

by Peter Wagner, September 23, 2009

USA Today cites PPI and our work against prison-based gerrymandering in a discussion of major controversies in the upcoming 2010 Census.

by Peter Wagner, September 23, 2009

Timbuk3 cites our prison-based gerrymandering research in A Captive Constituency.

by Peter Wagner, September 22, 2009

Wired Magazine picks PPI Advisory Board member Nils Christie for their October feature: The Smart List: 12 Shocking Ideas That Could Change the World. Read the article: Nils Christie: Empty the Prisons.

thumbnail of wired magazine article interviewing Nils Christie

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  • May 15, 2018:
    Our Policy Analyst Lucius Couloute will be at the LEDA Summit on Race and Inclusion in Holland, Michigan, presenting his research on the challenges and disadvantages people face when they are released from prison. Tickets are available on LEDA’s website.

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