Reimagining Prison: The Journey Begins Launch event at Eastern State Penitentiary

"Reimagining Prison: The Journey Begins" launch event at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia on June 20, 2016.


Confronting Confinement

A Report of the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons

The Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons—a national group of civic leaders, corrections administrators, scholars, advocates, police officers, religious community members, and former prisoners—authored this report following a year-long study of jail and prison conditions in the U.S. The Commission, finding high volumes of violence and ...

  • Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons
May 31, 2006

Women's Pathways Into and Out of Jail in Buncombe County

Findings from Research with Women Detained in Buncombe County and Recommendations for Reducing the Use of Jail

This report presents an analysis of women’s experiences with the local criminal legal system in Buncombe County, North Carolina: their pathways into and out of the jail, their living conditions and concerns during detention, and their perspectives on how services and systems in the county can improve. This study occurred in September 2021 at a time ...

  • Jennifer Peirce , Tara Dhanraj Roden , Sandhya Kajeepeta , Elizabeth Swavola , Jesmeen Grewal
November 16, 2022