35 Best Prison Blogs & Websites

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1. Prison Legal News

Prison Legal News Lake Worth, Florida, US
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
12.4K 21.6K 1.5K 1 post / month Jan 2005 DA 63 Get Email Contact

2. Prison Policy Initiative

Prison Policy Initiative Easthampton, Massachusetts, US
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
23.6K 72.6K 1 post / week Apr 2000 DA 69 Get Email Contact

3. Prison Fellowship

Prison Fellowship Leesburg, Virginia, US
Prison Fellowship works to bring hope and restoration to prisoners, families, and communities impacted by crime and incarceration.
325.5K 16.6K 54.4K 1 post / month Jan 2008 DA 60 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
7 posts / week Oct 2010 DA 46 Get Email Contact

5. 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
528 1.3K 3 posts / month Oct 2014 DA 16 Get Email Contact

6. Prison Performing Arts Blog

Prison Performing Arts Blog Saint Louis, Missouri, US
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
2.4K 355 1.3K 1 post / quarter DA 18 Get Email Contact

7. Penal Reform International Blog

Penal Reform International Blog London, England, UK
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
1.3K 6.2K 5 posts / quarter DA 59 Get Email Contact

8. Gove.UK Blog » Prison Jobs

Gove.UK Blog » Prison Jobs UK
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
412K 2 posts / month DA 74 Get Email Contact

9. Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Sacramento, California, US
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
57.5K 14K 14.2K 1 post / day DA 93 Get Email Contact

10. WriteAPrisoner Blog

WriteAPrisoner Blog Edgewater, Florida, US
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
87.2K 6.5K 4.4K 9 posts / month DA 55 Get Email Contact

11. Prison Journalism Project

Prison Journalism Project Chicago, Illinois, US
A non-profit, non-partisan national organization that aims to empower incarcerated journalists to be a vital voice in criminal justice reform.
1.5K 5.1K 3.9K 3 posts / week DA 29 Get Email Contact

12. Prisoners' Education Trust Blog

Prisoners' Education Trust Blog London, England, UK
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
2K 20.1K 1 post / quarter DA 42 Get Email Contact

13. Prisoners Abroad Blog

Prisoners Abroad Blog London, England, UK
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
5.5K 3.1K 815 1 post / week DA 46 Get Email Contact

14. 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
1 post / month DA 14 Get Email Contact

15. Sing Sing Prison Museum Blog

Sing Sing Prison Museum Blog Ossining, New York, US
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
2.6K 587 839 1 post / week DA 28 Get Email Contact

16. Prison: The Hidden Sentence

Prison: The Hidden Sentence Las Vegas, Nevada, US
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
1K 2.2K 1 post / month DA 19 Get Email Contact

17. DoingFedTime

DoingFedTime US
Federal Prison Consultants who answer questions and educate people about what federal prison is really like.
921 2 posts / month DA 7 Get Email Contact

18. 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
1 post / week DA 9 Get Email Contact

19. Canadian Prison Law Association

Canadian Prison Law Association Canada
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
1 post / month DA 11 Get Email Contact

20. For the Lives of Prison Wives

For the Lives of Prison Wives US
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
2.6K 332 2.9K Jul 2015 DA 5 Get Email Contact

21. 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
20 11 7 posts / year DA 4 Get Email Contact

22. Light in prison

Light in prison Healing our prisons and those in them
51 DA 17 Get Email Contact

23. Prison Reform Trust

Prison Reform Trust London, England, UK
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
4.5K 37.9K DA 57 Get Email Contact

24. Prison Phone Blog

Prison Phone Blog London, England, UK
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
7.3K 2.8K DA 35 Get Email Contact

25. Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting » Prison

Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting » Prison Mississippi, US
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
11.7K 2.2K DA 47 Get Email Contact

26. Prison Diaries

Prison Diaries Connecticut, US
Prison Diaries is a two-time Webby Award-winning blog of columns written by Chandra Bozelko while she was incarcerated.
9.8K 2.7K DA 40 Get Email Contact

27. Sustainability in Prisons Project Blog

Sustainability in Prisons Project Blog Olympia, Washington, US
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
2.2K 548 498 DA 41 Get Email Contact

28. 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
30 posts / year DA 33 Get Email Contact

29. CLI Prison Alliance Blog

CLI Prison Alliance Blog Raleigh, North Carolina, US
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
3.8K 472 DA 23 Get Email Contact

30. Idaho Prison Project Blog

Idaho Prison Project Blog Idaho, US
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
832 DA 10 Get Email Contact

31. A Voice from Prison Blog

A Voice from Prison Blog Texas, US
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
697 47 190 1 post / year DA 49 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
Robbie prisoninsight.com 43
Apropos vapac.blogspot.com 28
Floyd Smith betweenthebars.org 20
Dymitri Haraszewski betweenthebars.org 16
Sean Riker betweenthebars.org 13
drew.purkey writeaprisoner.com 13
WriteAPrisoner.com Team Member writeaprisoner.com 13
William Irving betweenthebars.org 12
Jennifer Johnson betweenthebars.org 11
Milo Rose betweenthebars.org 11
Derrick derricksprisonblog.com 10
DoingFedTime doingfedtime.com 10
Prison Insight Staff prisoninsight.com 8
Aaron Espinoza cdcr.ca.gov 8
Ministry of Justice prisonjobs.blog.gov.uk 6
maryxjimenez cdcr.ca.gov 6
Justin Slavinski prisonjournalismproject.org 6
Louis C. Harper prisonjournalismproject.org 6
Paige Deur cpministries.org 6
Kelly Jones betweenthebars.org 5
Robert Outman betweenthebars.org 5
pedrocalderonmichel cdcr.ca.gov 5
Rahja Rose prisonjournalismproject.org 5
Prison Fellowship prisonfellowship.org 4
Prison Performing Arts prisonperformingarts.org 4
karen.p writeaprisoner.com 4
Eliezer Yeong cpministries.org 4
Brian Nam-Sonenstein prisonpolicy.org 3
Danielle Squillante prisonpolicy.org 3
Charles Thompson betweenthebars.org 3
Eric Wilkes betweenthebars.org 3
Nathaniel Lindell betweenthebars.org 3
Jo Ellen Nott prisonlegalnews.org 3
Terri Hardy cdcr.ca.gov 3
tessaouthyse cdcr.ca.gov 3
Antwann Lamont Johnson prisonjournalismproject.org 3
Elena Townsend-Lerdo and India Claudy prisonjournalismproject.org 3
Jeffery Shockley prisonjournalismproject.org 3
Jessie Milo prisonjournalismproject.org 3
Amy Cain cpministries.org 3
Emily Widra prisonpolicy.org 2
Byron Wilson betweenthebars.org 2
Chuck Thompson betweenthebars.org 2
James Collins betweenthebars.org 2
Perrie Thompson betweenthebars.org 2
Alia Cruz cdcr.ca.gov 2
Triona Lenihan penalreform.org 2
Arnoldo Juarez prisonjournalismproject.org 2
Brian Quintanilla prisonjournalismproject.org 2
Christopher Dankovich prisonjournalismproject.org 2
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