Healthy food does more than nourish our bodies. Sitting down to a meal is part of being human, and sharing good food with others connects us. This fundamental role of food in people’s lives is denied every day to men and women in prison when meals become another form of punishment — unhealthy, unappealing and … Continued
Mica Astion is a Senior Program Associate for the PREA Resource Center (PRC). Much of Mica’s past work has been focused on sexual and domestic/intimate partner violence research. During her previous employment with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Boston Police Department, and most recently, Abt Associates, Mica’s research portfolio included … Continued
Racial justice is central to the work we do at Impact Justice. In every part of the justice system, inequities and disparities persist and continue to impact communities of color. In our nation and world, we see daily evidence that racial divisions are ripping apart the social fabric, causing pain and harm. This drives many … Continued
The Homecoming Project is an innovative re-entry housing program that matches formerly incarcerated people with community hosts for up to six months. If you know someone who: served or were sentenced to at least 10 years in prison and is either being released in the next six months or have been out for less than … Continued
Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center advancing new ideas and solutions for justice reform. Impact Justice was founded in 2015 on an idea: to create an organization that would imagine, innovate, and accept absolutely nothing about the status quo of our current justice system. We know the problems: too many people locked … Continued
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sujatha baliga’s work is characterized by an equal dedication to crime survivors and people who have caused harm. She speaks publicly and inside prisons about her own experiences as a survivor of child sexual abuse and her path to forgiveness. A former victim advocate and public defender in New York and New Mexico, sujatha was … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 28, 2019Contact: Virginia Witt510email@example.com Impact Justice Announces Launch of Food in Prison Project New research to document effects of eating inside, urge transformation WASHINGTON, DC: National innovation and research center Impact Justice announced today the launch of the first-ever comprehensive study focused on food served in the nation’s prisons. Over the coming … Continued
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