35 Best Prison Blogs & Websites

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Prison Blogs

Here are 35 Best Prison Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Prison Legal News

Prison Legal News Prison Legal News, a project of the Human Rights Defense Center, is an independent monthly magazine that provides cutting-edge review and analysis of ...prisoners' rights, court rulings, and news concerning criminal justice-related issues.more
Facebook 12.4KTwitter 21.7K Frequency 20 posts / month Since Jan 2005 FeedSpot 587 Posts 80 DA 63 Location US Get Email Contact

2. Prison Policy Initiative

Prison Policy Initiative The Prison Policy Initiative was founded in 2001 to document and publicize how over-criminalization undermines our national welfare. This blog provide...s research and advocacy about how mass incarceration affects individuals, communities and the national welfare.more
Facebook 23.6KTwitter 72.5K Frequency 1 post / week Since Apr 2000 FeedSpot 1.1K Posts 91 DA 69 Location US Get Email Contact

3. Prison Fellowship

Prison Fellowship Prison Fellowship works to bring hope and restoration to prisoners, families, and communities impacted by crime and incarceration.
Facebook 322.4KTwitter 16.6K Frequency 2 posts / month Since Jan 2008 FeedSpot 587 Posts 72 DA 60 Location US Get Email Contact

4. Between the Bars

Between the Bars Between the Bars is a weblog platform for people in prison, from which the 1% of America is behind bars who tell their stories. We hope to improve pri...soner's lives, and help to reduce recidivism.more
Frequency 22 posts / month Since Oct 2010 FeedSpot 579 Posts 70 DA 46 Get Email Contact

5. Prison Performing Arts Blog

Prison Performing Arts Blog Know more about our programs, arts, events, and celebrities collaborating with us. Prison Performing Arts is a multi-discipline, literacy and performi...ng arts program that serves incarcerated adults and children.more
Facebook 2.4KTwitter 356 Frequency 4 posts / month FeedSpot 198 Posts 23 DA 18 Location US Get Email Contact

6. Virginia Prisons Accountability Committee

Virginia Prisons Accountability Committee Virginia Prisons Accountability Commitee exist because of law. We are organized to ensure that the Department of Corrections complies with the Law
Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 17 Posts 25 DA 9 Get Email Contact

7. DoingFedTime

DoingFedTime Federal Prison Consultants who answer questions and educate people about what federal prison is really like.
Twitter 814 Frequency 6 posts / month FeedSpot 171 Posts 110 DA 7 Location US Get Email Contact

8. Sing Sing Prison Museum Blog

Sing Sing Prison Museum Blog The blog will tell the story of Sing Sing Prison and American history and house an education center for criminal justice.Sing Sing Correctional Facili...ty is an active, maximum-security prison where the theories and realities of criminal punishment and rehabilitation have played out for almost 200 years. It's a place with diverse stories from multiple perspectives. As an emerging voice, our goal is to deliver new ways of understanding for a fairer future.more
Facebook 2.6KTwitter 585 Frequency 2 posts / quarter FeedSpot 198 Posts 6 DA 28 Location US Get Email Contact

9. Private Prison News

Private Prison News PLN, a monthly print publication, has been reporting on criminal justice-related issues, including prison privatization, since 1990. Seek pleadings or... court rulings in lawsuits and other legal proceedings involving private prison companies. The private prison industry includes for-profit companies that provide correctional services.more
Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 177 Posts 34 DA 14 Location US Get Email Contact

10. Gove.UK Blog » Prison Jobs

Gove.UK Blog » Prison Jobs Our posts are for prison officer applicants and those interested in careers within the prison service. Find Official advice and guidance for applicant...s to prison and probation roles, run by the Ministry of Justice. Gov.UK is The best place to find government services and information.more
Twitter 413.1K Frequency 2 posts / week FeedSpot 198 Posts 49 DA 74 Location UK Get Email Contact

11. Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Source for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's breaking news on prison and parole reforms, inmates, riots, courts, escap...es and more. CDCR has approximately 114,000 inmates in 35 prisons, 3,500 in camps, 4,200 out of state, 670 juveniles.more
Facebook 56.6KTwitter 14K Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 173 Posts 81 DA 93 Location US Get Email Contact

12. WriteAPrisoner Blog

WriteAPrisoner Blog Here you will find blog entries from inmates all around the country. The prisoner blogs are all posted by active members of WriteAPrisoner.com. We pos...t inmate pen-pal, legal, and reintegration profiles on our website. You decide who to write from the thousands of profiles of incarcerated men and women we have listed.more
Facebook 87.2KTwitter 6.6K Frequency 4 posts / week FeedSpot 198 Posts 153 DA 55 Location US Get Email Contact

13. Prison Journalism Project

Prison Journalism Project A non-profit, non-partisan national organization that aims to empower incarcerated journalists to be a vital voice in criminal justice reform.
Facebook 1.3KTwitter 4.8K Frequency 1 post / day FeedSpot 144 Posts 127 DA 29 Location US Get Email Contact

14. Prison Insight Blog

Prison Insight Blog Founded in 2019, our website is the #1 resource on the internet to help inmate families and friends better navigate the prison system. We do this by ...providing all of the vital information loved ones need when trying to keep in contact with someone who is incarcerated. We're also working hard to hold prisons accountable and give a voice to those who have been incarcerated to expose the way they have been treated while incarcerated. Lastly, we're working to make this a place to prepare people for prisonmore
Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 199 Posts 64 DA 33 Get Email Contact

15. Prisoners Abroad Blog

Prisoners Abroad Blog Read Prisoners Abroad's news, views and articles. Prisoners Abroad's blog posts are brought to you by a wide range of people, including staff,... service users, student ambassadors, dedicated supporters, friends, and social media followers, all of whom are passionate about our cause. Prisoners Abroad is a human rights and welfare charity providing humanitarian aid, advice and emotional support to British people affected by overseas imprisonment.more
Facebook 5.5KTwitter 3.1KInstagram 712 Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 10 Posts 7 DA 46 Location UK Get Email Contact

16. Crossroads Prison Ministries Blog

Crossroads Prison Ministries Blog Get news and stories from Crossroads Prison Ministries. At Crossroads, we connect prisoners with volunteer mentors on the outside. Unlikely friendship...s are formed, and the lives of both prisoners and mentors are changed as they exchange letters, study God's Word and apply biblical truths to their lives.more
Facebook 5.1KTwitter 590 Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 176 Posts 39 DA 31 Location US Get Email Contact

17. Prison: The Hidden Sentence

Prison: The Hidden Sentence The purpose of this blog is to educate and empower those who have or had a loved one in prison. Raising awareness one story at a time. We are a commu...nity dedicated to helping loved ones of the incarcerated break free of the hidden sentence.more
Facebook 1KTwitter 2.2K Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 1.1K Posts 71 DA 19 Location US Get Email Contact

18. A Voice from Prison Blog

A Voice from Prison Blog Follow our Blog, A Voice from Prison, to read more about Criminal Justice Reform and Constitutional Rights within the Prison Justice System. A Voice F...rom Prison is a non-profit advocating criminal justice reform and constitutional rights, directly from within the system itself.more
Facebook 702Twitter 47 Frequency 2 posts / quarter FeedSpot 173 Posts 9 DA 49 Location US Get Email Contact

19. Prison Reform Trust

Prison Reform Trust The Prison Reform Trust (PRT) an independent UK charity working to create a just, humane and effective penal system. By monitoring and reporting on de...velopments in the penal system, the Prison Reform Trust continues to perform an important role in bringing to light information for public and parliamentary debate.more
Facebook 4.5KTwitter 37.9K Frequency 16 posts / year FeedSpot 198 Posts 16 DA 57 Location UK Get Email Contact

20. Prisoners' Education Trust Blog

Prisoners' Education Trust Blog We feature the latest news about our work and share views from our staff and other prison education experts. Since 1989 Prisoners' Education Trust... has been providing access to broader learning opportunities for prisoners. Our charity supports prisoners across England and Wales to study distance learning courses. We aim to improve prison education research, policy and practice.more
Facebook 1.9KTwitter 20.2K Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 153 Posts 4 DA 42 Location UK Get Email Contact

21. Penal Reform International Blog

Penal Reform International Blog Explore our blog to know more about our work on prison systems, conditions, prisoner rights and more! Penal Reform International (PRI) is a non-govern...mental organisation working globally to promote criminal justice systems that uphold human rights for all and do no harm.more
Facebook 1.2KTwitter 6.1K Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 198 Posts 13 DA 59 Location UK Get Email Contact

22. PA Prison Society

PA Prison Society Since 1787, the Pennsylvania Prison Society has worked to ensure humane prison and jail conditions and advocate for sensible criminal justice policies.... The Society advocates for systemic policy change, respond to the concerns of inmates and their families, provides subsidized bus service for Philadelphia families visiting loved ones incarcerated in different parts of the state, and provides assistance to individuals returning home from incarceration.more
Facebook 3.4KTwitter 2.7KInstagram 1.8K Frequency 19 posts / year FeedSpot 198 Posts 19 DA 40 Location US Get Email Contact

23. Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting » Prison

Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting » Prison Find News stories from Mississippi Center for Investigative reporting on current issues and concerns impacting those that reside in Mississippi. Forme...d in 2018, the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting is a nonprofit news organization that seeks to empower citizens in their communities by informing and educating the public.more
Facebook 11.7KTwitter 2.2K Frequency 1 post / quarter FeedSpot 155 Posts 21 DA 47 Location US Get Email Contact

24. Prison Phone Blog

Prison Phone Blog The Prison Phone blog looks into all aspects of the criminal justice system. Specifically focused on the UK prison service. Prison Phone allows prison...ers to stay in contact with friends and family by reducing the cost of their calls from prisonmore
Facebook 7.3KTwitter 2.8K Frequency 16 posts / year FeedSpot 198 Posts 5 DA 35 Location UK Get Email Contact

25. Prison Diaries

Prison Diaries Prison Diaries is a two-time Webby Award-winning blog of columns written by Chandra Bozelko while she was incarcerated.
Facebook 9.9KTwitter 2.7K Frequency 2 posts / year FeedSpot 172 Posts 3 DA 40 Location US Get Email Contact

26. Inmate Blogger

Inmate Blogger This site is a collection of blogs written by inmates. It serves as a platform which allows them to share their stories, their opinions, their struggl...es, and their inner thoughts.more
Facebook 525Twitter 1.3K Since Oct 2014 FeedSpot 578 Posts 70 DA 16 Get Email Contact

27. Sustainability in Prisons Project Blog

Sustainability in Prisons Project Blog KNow more about our work for sustainability in our blog. SPP brings together incarcerated individuals, scientists, corrections staff, students, and pr...ogram partners to promote education, conserve biodiversity, practice sustainability, and help build healthy communities.more
Facebook 2.2KTwitter 548 Frequency 2 posts / quarter FeedSpot 212 Posts 8 DA 41 Location US Get Email Contact

28. Light in prison

Light in prison Healing our prisons and those in them
Twitter 52 Frequency 2 posts / quarter FeedSpot 153 Posts 24 DA 17 Get Email Contact

29. CLI Prison Alliance Blog

CLI Prison Alliance Blog Read stories from prisoners in our blog. For 25 years, CLI Prison Alliance has been making disciples behind bars by reaching the lost and equipping be...lievers. CLI Prison Alliance partners with chaplains, ministry leaders, inmates, and volunteers to accomplish our mission.more
Facebook 3.8KTwitter 472 Frequency 9 posts / year FeedSpot 154 Posts 9 DA 23 Location US Get Email Contact

30. Idaho Prison Project Blog

Idaho Prison Project Blog This is largely a data-driven blog written by data scientist Julia Piaskowki (me). I have not been formerly incarcerated, but like many, I have friend...s and family whose lives have been greatly impacted by mass incarceration. Sadly, my experience has shown me that prisons are destructive institutions that engender violence, victimize inmates and do little, if anything, to address harm or make communities safer.more
Twitter 842 Frequency 6 posts / year FeedSpot 193 Posts 6 DA 10 Location US Get Email Contact

31. For the Lives of Prison Wives

For the Lives of Prison Wives If you want to learn more about the journey of family sticking together through the wall, the challenges of the criminal justice system, and the road... to redemption you're in the right place. This blog is to share my personal experience as a prison wife in hopes of supporting, encouraging and bringing awareness to others in similar situations.more
Facebook 2.6KTwitter 333 Since Jul 2015 FeedSpot 578 Posts 39 DA 5 Location US Get Email Contact

32. Canadian Prison Law Association

Canadian Prison Law Association Get the latest news and updates from the association. THE CANADIAN PRISON LAW ASSOCIATION made its transformative appearance on the correctional law s...tage in 1985, but the 'prep' work for its arrival extends back decades, and must be recognized.more
Frequency 3 posts / year FeedSpot 9 Posts 6 DA 11 Location Canada Get Email Contact

33. Derrick's Prison Blog

Derrick's Prison Blog Explore Blogs about the experiences of Derrick L. Griffin during his imprisonment. We are friends who make it possible that the experiences of Derrick... L. Griffin incarcerated in prison are published via this blog and that, in this way, much support for him is created to reopen his case and to prove his innocence.more
Facebook 20Twitter 13 Frequency 20 posts / year FeedSpot 200 Posts 10 DA 4 Get Email Contact

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Prison Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Prison. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Ronald W. Clark, Jr betweenthebars.org/blogs 67
William Goehler betweenthebars.org/blogs 66
DoingFedTime doingfedtime.com 65
Douglas Ankney prisonlegalnews.org/news 52
Jennifer Johnson betweenthebars.org/blogs 51
David Reutter prisonlegalnews.org/news 46
Matthew Clarke prisonlegalnews.org/news 38
Jo Ellen Nott prisonlegalnews.org/news 33
Dale Chappell prisonlegalnews.org/news 30
Anthony Accurso prisonlegalnews.org/news 25
Kelly Jones betweenthebars.org/blogs 25
Prison Fellowship prisonfellowship.org 25
Chuck Sharman prisonlegalnews.org/news 23
Dymitri Haraszewski betweenthebars.org/blogs 23
Brooke Kaufman prisonlegalnews.org/news 20
virginiafrisinger writeaprisoner.com/inmate-blogs 20
Otis Lee Rodgers betweenthebars.org/blogs 19
drew.purkey writeaprisoner.com/inmate-blogs 16
Edward Lyon prisonlegalnews.org/news 16
Prince Atum-Ra Uhuru Mutawakkil betweenthebars.org/blogs 16
Casey Bastian prisonlegalnews.org/news 15
patsullivan writeaprisoner.com/inmate-blogs 15
Brancasting You prisonthehiddensentence.com/podcast 14
karen.p writeaprisoner.com/inmate-blogs 14
Jacob Barrett prisonlegalnews.org/news 13
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Here is a list of most popular categories and topics covered by Prison blogs.

Prison Blogs By Category

Total 50 Blogs. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
Category No. of Blogs
Prisoner Reentry Blogs 17