by Peter Wagner, May 9, 2010

Peter Wagner is quoted in the Patriot Ledger regarding Mass.’s plan to bill prison inmates for room and board. Because most people in prison are poor, this counter-productive policy “is like spending money to squeeze blood from a stone.”


by Peter Wagner, February 17, 2010

Artist Paul Rucker’s new installation, Proliferation, inspired by the map of U.S. Prison Proliferation, 1900-2000 by PPI’s Rose Heyer was just reviewed in CityArts.


by Peter Wagner, February 14, 2010

poster thumbnail Added Most upstate counties with prisons agree: A prison cell is not a residence [PDF] to the New York organizing page.


by Peter Wagner, January 19, 2010

We added links to recent radio interviews on WBAI, The Take Away and shows to our In the News page.


by Peter Wagner, January 15, 2010

Matt Kelley cites PPI’s research on sentencing enhancement zones in a post saluting New Jersey’s first-in-the-nation reform of these short-sighted laws.



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Events

  • 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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