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Peek Inside South Dakota Women’s Prison Where Peace & Quiet Reign Supreme

There are three levels of security at South Dakota Women’s Prison (SDWP) in Pierre. But it is one facility where security levels matter little. The inmates live free and are largely at peace with one another. This prison facility is a controlled environment where women serve out their sentences in quiet and relative peace. But Read More…

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The Humiliating Tampon Ban in Virginia Prisons Suspended

The Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) banned tampons into Virginia state prisons.  This policy was already suspended on the 25th of September. The Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) proposed a policy banning visitors from entering Virginia state prisons with tampons. The invasive policy was already suspended on Tuesday, the 25th of September. The policy was Read More…

Locked Up & Shipped Away. Interstate Prisoner Transfers and the Private Prison Industry.
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Locked Up & Shipped Away: Prison Transfers & the Ones Who Profit

For those of us with family members on the other side of the bars, prison visits aren’t always easy to make. This is especially true when inmates are shipped off to out-of-state prisons. Stressed relationships, the need for those extra hours of pay, the bureaucracy of the prison itself, and raising a family are all Read More…

No. Kim K did not get arrested. But, she did visit the California Women’s Prison known as CIW.
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Kim Kardashian Takes on Women’s Prison Reform at CIW in Corona, CA

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has over the past few months been working on prison reform projects that have kept the world on the edges of their seats. Kim K-West has been reported to be working with various people that run prison reform organizations. An example is Jared Kushner, President Trump’s adviser, and son-in-law. Jared Read More…

Drawing of NFL Player Colin Kaepernick Kneeling against police brutality and mass incarceration.
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NFL Players Reject Pardons: Demand Prison Reform Instead

NFL players have rejected President Trump’s request for a list of prisoners that he could pardon. The players request for complete prison reform instead. NFL Speaks Out About Mass Incarceration NFL players have made it clear to President Trump. They possess the right to speak on politics and social injustice. They got the fact across Read More…

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Prison Rideshare Network Launches Niche-Focused Business Directory for Prison Ride Providers

Prison Rideshare Network (PRN), a California based non-profit organization, is pleased to announce the launch of their business directory dedicated to prison visitor transportation companies.  LOS ANGELES – June 21, 2018 – PRLog — Today, Prison Rideshare Network announced the launch of its newly revamped Prison Rides Business Directory. This new online directory offers quick and easy access to essential Read More…

Kim Kardashian stood strong in her quest to have President Trump release Alice Johnson from federal prison.
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Prison Reform News: Kim Kardashian Successfully Lobbies For Freedom for Alice Johnson

Kim Kardashian met with President Trump to discuss prison reform and the release of Alice Marie Johnson. Just a week later, Trump ordered Johnson’s release. Not everyone is a fan of Kim Kardashian. In fact, the reality TV star is not in everyone’s good graces. But sentiments aside, Kim should be credited when she does Read More…

Alice Marie Johnson some years ago on a prison visit with her family.
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Trump Sets Prison Reform Precedent Thanks to Kim Kardashian

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson. This comes a week after Kim Kardashian-West’s trip to the Oval Office. There, she spoke to the president about prison reform and pleaded Alice Marie Johnson’s case. Many are still bashing both reality TV stars. However, it marks an important moment for prison inmates, prison Read More…

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The Effects of Prison Visitation on Offender Recidivism in the US

Visitations for inmates heavily impact their integration back into society upon release and whether they will re-offend and add to recidivism rates. Many families are too far to visit or inmates lack the necessary support system while incarcerated. Until the system changes, inmates don’t have the tools to live a crime-free life upon release. Dealing Read More…