Former Famous Prisoner & Prison Reform Advocate Bobby Battle Back in 1985
Famous Prisoners Series

Bobby Battle: Activist Whose Lawsuit Reformed Oklahoma Prisons Dies At 80

Famous prison activist Bobby Battle, whose 30-year-old lawsuit brought prison reforms to the State of Oklahoma, is dead. The prison lawyer died on December 25 at the age of 80. Many Oklahomans are grateful to Battle for his activism which led to desegregation in Oklahoma prisons. The 1970s: Desegregating Oklahoma’s State Prisons Bobby Battle Led Read More…

New Mexico Women's Correctional Facility
Mass Incarceration

How the Over-Incarceration Of Nonviolent Women Really Hurts Society

The Atlantic recently sponsored the first national meeting on the criminal justice system. It’s a forum called Defining Justice, and it deals with the over-incarceration of nonviolent women. The forum, which occurred Oklahoma City, was the first among the three forums to be hosted. The arrangement was necessitated in collaboration with: Reveal from The Center for Read More…

ReMerge Prison Mom Graduates Chrystal Kinsey, Moore, Jamie Goodin, Bridgette Brown
Parenting from Behind Bars Prison Kids

Fighting Recidivism: ReMerge Keeps Prison Mothers & Their Children Together

Keeping women in prisons costs the government a lot of money yearly. And housing a pregnant woman or children with their mothers in prisons costs even more. But both the government and support groups want to fight recidivism by keeping mothers and children out of prisons. More importantly, they want to keep children of incarcerated Read More…