Articles by Jenny Landon
- Welcome, Emile DeWeaver!
Please join us to welcome Emile DeWeaver, the Prison Policy Initiative Senior Strategist in Advocacy.
May 7, 2021
- Welcome, Naila Awan!
Please join us in welcoming Naila Awan, our Director of Advocacy.
Apr 14, 2021
- Welcome, Mike Wessler!
Please welcome Communications Director, Mike Wessler!
Apr 2, 2021
- Food insecurity is rising, and incarceration puts families at risk
Several studies show that formerly incarcerated people - and the children of currently incarcerated people - are at especially high risk of experiencing food insecurity.
Feb 10, 2021
- Welcome Elle Hamson!
Please welcome Elle Hamson, the Prison Policy Initiative Senior Engineer.
Oct 5, 2020
- Calling for ballot access for eligible voters held in Massachusetts jails
Election officials in Massachusetts need to ensure voting access for people in jail.
Oct 2, 2020
- Hey Massachusetts state legislature, please pass S.2846!
S.2846 will make phone calls free of cost for incarcerated people and their families in Massachusetts.
Sep 4, 2020
- Welcome, Ginger Jackson-Gleich!
Please welcome Ginger Jackson-Gleich, the new Prison Policy Initiative Policy Counsel!
Sep 1, 2020
- Welcome, Andrea Fenster!
Please welcome Andrea Fenster, who will join us as the Prison Policy Initiative Staff Attorney!
Sep 1, 2020
- Welcome Tiana Herring!
Please welcome Tiana Herring, our newest Research Associate!
Jul 22, 2020
- Why the Senate should pass the Driving for Opportunity Act
Suspending drivers license for unpaid fines and fees creates an unnecessary cycle of punishment and poverty.
Jul 22, 2020
- 4 bills you should know about if you support criminal justice reform in Massachusetts
These four bills relate to decarceration in response to COVID-19, making phone calls from prison and jail free, strengthening visitation, and "raising the age."
Jul 17, 2020
- Massachusetts should stop “committing” people to prisons and jails for drug treatment
The Prison Policy Initiative signs on to a letter urging Massachusetts state lawmakers to stop jailing people who need substance use treatment.
Jun 23, 2020
- Principles for using information technology in response to COVID-19
Joining over 80 partner organizations, the Prison Policy Initiative signs on to a set of principles calling for the protection of privacy and democracy as the technology sector responds to the pandemic.
Jun 12, 2020
- Since you asked: Is social distancing possible behind bars?
The short answer is no - social distancing is even harder behind bars than in nursing homes or on cruise ships.
Apr 3, 2020