Tag: Jail

  • thumb01-prisonerreentry

    “Faith-based organizations, as a matter of public policy, have been designated first-responder by default. But they’re being asked to do it with no resources,” according to Rev. Eugene Williams. More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

  • thumb01-jailchaplain

    “As chaplains we absorb people’s sadness, their brokenness, their depth of spiritual despair,” says Dennis Gibbs, an Episcopal chaplain at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles. “In many ways we hold for these inmates what they cannot hold for themselves.” More

    June 18, 2010 | Comments

  • communities-prison-featured-img

    In inner cities across the United States, high numbers of African-American men are caught up in the criminal justice system. It’s costly to keep them in prison, and it’s also costly to the communities they leave behind. More

    May 22, 2009 | Comments