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National Prison Rape Elimination Commission

How We Can Keep Children Out Of Adult Jails

Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact

By Liz Ryan, TakePart Jonathan McClard was 16 years old when he was arrested and convicted as an adult for a shooting at a Jackson, Missouri, carwa...

Evangelicals Call For Prison-Rape Reforms

Religion News Service | By Ankita Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Ankita Rao Religion News Service (RNS) Evangelicals are calling on the Obama administration to enact long-promised prison reforms, saying the inca...

Behind the Prison RIot in California

Pat Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Nolan

The skills the inmates develop to survive violent prisons make them dangerous when they are released. You can't cage men like animals and then expect them to be model citizens when they return home.

Getting Serious About Prison Rape

Pat Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Nolan

Prison rape has long been a staple of jokes on late night TV, but otherwise it has been ignored as an unseemly but intractable problem of our prisons.