Why Is Tyree Wallace Still in Prison?
Despite high-profile efforts of advocates like sports reporter Michael Barkann, the Point Breeze native has spent 26 years imprisoned for a murder witnesses say he didn’t commit. That hasn’t stopped the citizen activist from serving others
Treating Addiction Behind Bars
More than 60 percent of people incarcerated in the U.S. suffer from addiction. Philadelphia jails could offer a model for helping them get — and stay — sober
Listen: Ali Velshi on Cash Bail
In the U.S., defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. So, why are half a million Americans stuck in jail, awaiting their court date?
A Local Experiment in Scandinavian Justice
An ongoing research study at the state prison in Chester is looking at how Scandinavian-style changes could make prison safer, more productive and more effective — for inmates, workers and the community.
Watch: Fixing the Prison Industrial Complex
Author Piper Kerman and Reform Alliance CEO Robert Rooks on achieving what is achievable: safety and reform
Healing Past the Trauma
An intergenerational therapy program for formerly incarcerated men with violent pasts strives to help everyone thrive post-incarceration. Could it be a path to less gun violence?
Ideas We Should Steal: Reason to Run
An Oregon-based prison running program is helping incarcerated women with their mental and physical health, while giving them tools that discourage recidivism. Could it do the same in Philly?