Bard Prison Initiative Receives $4.5M In Congressionally Directed Funding

Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) today announced that the organization is receiving $4.5 million in congressionally direct funding to help deepen Bard’s college-in-prison work. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact…

Heed The Attica Prison Precedent. Save The Rikers Island Inmates (Update)

By Michael McQuillan A padlocked public park at City Hall permits pigeons to petition the Mayor who cast himself as underdogs’ defender. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use.…

Harlem’s Senator Benjamin And Others Introduce Legislation To Address Trauma In Prisons

Today, Senator Brian A. Benjamin and Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre introduced the Post-traumatic prison disorder Shawanna W76337 act. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By…

Moms Group Applauds Biden Administration Executive Order On Private Prisons

Statement of leaders of MomsRising, the online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million mothers and their families, Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this…

Cuffed Prisoner On Run After Escaping NYPD At Harlem Hospital

Authorities are searching for a prisoner who escaped police custody Thursday morning outside Harlem Hospital, police said. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By…

Harlem Fave Van Jones Talks The Prison Industrial Complex At BUILD

With incredible access to the US prison system, Van Jones, host of “The Redemption Project,” takes viewers into the room as offenders come face-to-face with those impacted by their violent crimes as part of the restorative justice process. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…