Communications

The Prison Policy Initiative uncovers how prisons, jails, and the private sector inhibit important communications and exploit families. See our research on:

And don’t miss our report: Separation by Bars and Miles: Visitation in state prisons finding that most people in state prison are locked up over 100 miles from their families and that, unsurprisingly, these great distances — as well as the time and expense required to overcome them — actively discourage family visits. That reality makes protecting other forms of communication home all the more important.


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Events

  • April 5, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will discuss PPI’s recent research as it relates to a community-wide reading of Orange is the New Black. 6:30-8 pm at Emily Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton, MA

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