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The Food in Prison Project: A Fact Sheet

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


Advisory Boards

Advisory Board Antony Bugg-Levine CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund Ces Butner President/CEO, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Dr. Todd Clear Provost, Rutgers University and past Board Chair of National Council on Crime & Delinquency Maeghan Gilmore Program Director for Health, Human and Justice Services, National Association of Counties Frankie Guzman Counsel, National Center for Youth Law Chet … Continued

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Michela Bowman

Michela Bowman has been the Co-Director of the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center (PRC) since its inception in 2010. The PRC is funded through a cooperative agreement between the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the Office of Justice Programs in the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Impact Justice. The PRC is charged … Continued

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Homecoming Project Participant Application

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

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Impact/Ideas discussion on racial healing

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


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Impact Justice announces launch of food in prison project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 28, 2019Contact: Virginia 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



See Your Impact Impact Justice is a growing national non-profit organization powered by a group of passionate people who are unified in our goal to create a more restorative system of justice in America. We are committed to providing opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, … Continued

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Homecoming Project Host Application

The Homecoming Project is an innovative re-entry housing program that matches formerly incarcerated people with community hosts for up to six months. Community hosts receive a subsidy in exchange for renting a room to someone returning home from lengthy prison terms. There are opportunities to get to know potential participants through matching sessions before a … Continued