35 Best Prison Blogs & Websites

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Here are 35 Best Prison Blogs you should follow in 2023

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.
Also in Prison Magazines
12.4K 21.8K 20 posts / month Jan 2005 Get Email Contact More

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 provides research and advocacy about how mass incarceration affects individuals, communities and the national welfare.
Also in Criminal Justice Blogs
23.6K 72K 5 posts / month Apr 2000 Get Email Contact More

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.
322.4K 16.5K 2 posts / month Jan 2008 Get Email Contact More

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 prisoner's lives, and help to reduce recidivism.
22 posts / month Oct 2010 Get Email Contact More

5. 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.
20 13 20 posts / year Get Email Contact More

6. 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-governmental organisation working globally to promote criminal justice systems that uphold human rights for all and do no harm.
1.2K 6K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

7. DoingFedTime

DoingFedTime US
Federal Prison Consultants who answer questions and educate people about what federal prison is really like.
510 6 posts / month Get Email Contact More

8. 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 Facility 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.
2.6K 588 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

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.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

10. 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 applicants to prison and probation roles, run by the Ministry of Justice. Gov.UK is The best place to find government services and information.
413.8K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

11. 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, escapes and more. CDCR has approximately 114,000 inmates in 35 prisons, 3,500 in camps, 4,200 out of state, 670 juveniles.
56.6K 14K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

12. 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 post 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.
87.2K 6.6K 4 posts / week Get Email Contact More

13. 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.
1.3K 4.6K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

14. 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.
5.5K 3.1K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

15. Crossroads Prison Ministries Blog

Crossroads Prison Ministries Blog Grand Rapids, Michigan, US
Get news and stories from Crossroads Prison Ministries. At Crossroads, we connect prisoners with volunteer mentors on the outside. Unlikely friendships 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.
5.1K 597 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

16. 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 program partners to promote education, conserve biodiversity, practice sustainability, and help build healthy communities.
2.2K 549 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

17. Light in prison

Light in prison Healing our prisons and those in them
53 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

18. 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 community dedicated to helping loved ones of the incarcerated break free of the hidden sentence.
Also in Prison Podcasts
1K 2.2K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

19. 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 From Prison is a non-profit advocating criminal justice reform and constitutional rights, directly from within the system itself.
702 46 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

20. 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 developments in the penal system, the Prison Reform Trust continues to perform an important role in bringing to light information for public and parliamentary debate.
4.5K 37.8K 16 posts / year Get Email Contact More

21. 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.
1.9K 20.2K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

22. PA Prison Society

PA Prison Society Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
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.
3.3K 2.7K 19 posts / year Get Email Contact More

23. 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. Formed 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.
11.7K 2.1K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

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 prisoners to stay in contact with friends and family by reducing the cost of their calls from prison
7.3K 2.8K 16 posts / year Get Email Contact More

25. 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.
9.9K 2.7K 2 posts / year Get Email Contact More

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 struggles, and their inner thoughts.
525 1.3K Oct 2014 Get Email Contact More

27. 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 prison
1 post / month Get Email Contact More

28. 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 believers. CLI Prison Alliance partners with chaplains, ministry leaders, inmates, and volunteers to accomplish our mission.
3.8K 472 9 posts / year Get Email Contact More

29. 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 friends 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.
832 6 posts / year Get Email Contact More

30. 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 performing arts program that serves incarcerated adults and children.
2.4K 353 4 posts / month Get Email Contact More

31. 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.
2.6K 332 Jul 2015 Get Email Contact More

32. 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 stage in 1985, but the 'prep' work for its arrival extends back decades, and must be recognized.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

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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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Prisoner Reentry Blogs 16