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NREPP Correctional Therapeutic Community (CTC) Incarcerated Parents. Criminal and Addictive Thinking Workbook Revised. Show Less >> Criminal & Addictive Thinking Explore the distorted thinking patterns at the root of addiction and criminal behavior.

Criminal and Addictive Thinking Workbook Revised

Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. Marc Mauer and Sabrina Jones: The Graphic Retelling of Race to Incarcerate. TEDx in prison: 3 great talks from TEDxMarionCorrectional. Last month, we told you all about the TEDx events held in correctional facilities around the world, staged by people committed to changing the culture of incarceration.

TEDx in prison: 3 great talks from TEDxMarionCorrectional

One of these distinctive TEDx events took place in Marion, Ohio, on September 16. TEDxMarionCorrectional brought together speakers from both inside and outside the prison walls, including members of the administration, to talk on the theme “A Life Worth Living.” But perhaps most interesting? That many of the speakers were the inmates themselves. Below, find some of the powerful stories from this event about the importance of personal transformation and the strength that comes with community. Adam Foss: A prosecutor's vision for a better justice system. Prison Map. Prison Legal News - Dedicated to Protecting Human Rights. Prison Terminal. In Prison My Whole Life. Prison Mindfulness Institute » POF Port. Freedom to Change.

The film, Path of Freedom, explores an innovative approach to rehabilitating prisoners at John J.

Freedom to Change

Moran Medium Security Facility, a Rhode Island men's prison. Fleet Maull, a former inmate and founder of the Prison Mindfulness Institute (PMI), teaches basic meditation techniques at Moran, empowering prisoners to take responsibility for their lives. In 1989, while serving a 14.5-year mandatory minimum prison sentence for drug smuggling, Maull founded the PMI and led a twice-weekly meditation group in the prison chapel.

Today, his focus includes programs for prison guards and administrators to help transform the corrections system as a whole. According to a 2014 National Research Council report, United States incarceration rates have more than quadrupled in the last four decades, bringing the effectiveness and growing costs of our prison system under increasing scrutiny. Innovative programs, like the PMI, bring meditation, art, theater, and dance into prisons. The pursuit of justice. Now playing In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America's justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country's black male population has been incarcerated at some point in their lives.

The pursuit of justice

These issues, which are wrapped up in America's unexamined history, are rarely talked about with this level of candor, insight and persuasiveness.

Prisoner Express

Living SMART From Prison to PhD. Ethan Nadelmann: Why we need to end the War on Drugs. The Lady Lifers: A moving song from women in prison for life. PRX-Prison Poetry Workshop (there's a series-check it out!) Behind Bars (Hour Long Version) by With Good Reason on PRX. Details From Tolstoy to Lermontov, the program that’s putting the Russian classics to work—in a juvenile detention center.

Behind Bars (Hour Long Version) by With Good Reason on PRX

(View Full Description) EducationEngagingEntertainmentInterviewLiteratureSoft FeatureSound-RichUpbeatWeekly Program Licensing You may broadcast and simulcast this story for one year.You may not offer this story on your website.You may not edit or excerpt this piece.This story does not include a content advisory. PRX- Incarcerated Parents. Youth: School-to-Prison Pipeline. Details The School-to-Prison Pipeline is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems.

Youth: School-to-Prison Pipeline

Members of the Philadelphia Student Union created the Campaign for Nonviolent Schools (CNS) to work towards improving school climates and ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Series » Incarcerated Youth Speak Out. Podcasts. Playlists » Prison. “As a non lawyer, you cannot pretend to be a lawyer for somebody else,” said Charles Carbonne, a prisoners rights attorney based in San Francisco.

Playlists » Prison

“If you’re a free citizen, you got to go to law school, pass the bar if you wanna pretend to be a lawyer. Except if you’re in prison. Jailhouse lawyers usually begin by investigating their own cases. That’s usually how most jailhouse lawyers cut their teeth. They dig into their case, usually reading volumes of cases, criminal cases” Carbonne is one of the few lawyers outside of prison who will represent people behind bars pro bono or for free after they’ve been convicted.

Carbonne explains that in America, once you’ve been tried, convicted and sentenced to prison, at that point, you lose your right to an attorney who is provided by and paid for by the state. “There are very few lawyers or firms that provide pro bono parole appeal representation,” Carbonne says, sitting in his second floor, bare brick office, “very, very few. Prison Planet.com.

A Mother Battling Addiction. Prisons, Princes and Playgrounds. Extras from this episode: Listen to the full, uncut hour at PRX.

Prisons, Princes and Playgrounds

Jillian Lauren Jillian boards a plane for Brunei in search of a modern day fairy tale. Jillian as a dancer in New York City. Jillian at the harem in Brunei. Jillian and her family today. Micaela Blei Micaela is an elementary school teacher trying to control a group of third-grade warmongers on the playground. Micaela, showing off her “teddy bear teacher” skills. Crime and Forgiveness (Re-aired 12/31) Behind the Stories: The Moth Radio Hour Extras Take a gander at the special behind-the-stories extras which you may have heard mentioned on the latest season of The Moth Radio Hour.

Crime and Forgiveness (Re-aired 12/31)

Read more » Crime and Forgiveness (Re-aired 12/31) Listen Add A retired felon remembers when he first enrolled in pickpocket school, a Mormon virgin gives us an episode of No-Sex in the City, and the victim of a random stabbing has his day in court. O.T. An aspiring pickpocket rises to the top of his game. Audio A young woman recounts the difficulty of being a Mormon in New York City. Having survived a random, brutal and almost deadly gang attack in NYC, Ed decides he’ll head back home to Wyoming to recuperate.

Serving Life - Trailer - OWN Documentary Club - Oprah Winfrey Network. WASHINGTON WATCH: Danny Glover On His New Documentary "The House I Live In" And The War On Drugs. Lost For Life: Children Locked Away In America.