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Prison Rehabilitation

Yoga and Meditation Improve Life Behind Bars and Beyond

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 12.15.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

By Christopher Zoukis The Bureau of Justice Statistics has found that within five years of release, 76 percent of prisoners released in the U.S. reof...

This Program Is Giving Inmates An Ivy League Education

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

A revolutionary program from the nonprofit Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison is giving inmates access to an Ivy League education and a new le...

Bringing Yoga and Meditation to a Canadian Prison

Rob Schware | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Perri van Rossem, who began teaching yoga as a volunteer in 2005 at Collins Bay Medium Security Institution in Kingston, Ontario; she has been teaching there ever since. In addition, she coordinates yoga programs being offered in three other institutions.

Yoga and Prison Rehabilitation Programs

Rob Schware | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Kathryn Thomas. Before training as a yoga instructor, Kathryn was a Naval Officer and Naval Aviator flying SH-60 helicopters...

Lydia O'Connor

How A Farm-To-Table Program Could Revitalize Prisons | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

A unique prison rehabilitation program launching in California may be the most powerful interpretation of farm-to-table the state has ever seen. Sa...

Do Prisons Need To Be So Harsh?

Posted 02.12.2014 | Crime

Scandinavian countries have a 33 percent lower recidivism rate than America and the prisons there are so low key that can be mistaken for office build...

Artist Gets Help From An Unlikely Source

Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts

Usually Gavin Turk inserts himself into his work, combining iconography with his own likeness, but for his latest series, the Young British Artist has...

Retired Executive Helps Youth Succeed After Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Although many people would think that inmates leave behind the most difficult time in their lives when they get out of jail, the reality is that the c...