Criminal Justice Insider
Thomas Breen | Mar 7, 2018 2:06 pm | Comments (6)
Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim is running for governor not despite his past felony convictions — but, he said, in part because he wants to share with Connecticut residents the lessons he learned while behind bars. Continue reading ‘Ganim Describes Path Back From Prison’
Thomas Breen | Feb 20, 2018 1:18 pm
Decreasing youth crime and squeezed state budgets have precipitated a transitional period for how Connecticut handles juvenile delinquents. Continue reading ‘Transition Time For Teens In Trouble’
Thomas Breen | Jan 23, 2018 1:19 pm | Comments (4) Cynthia Farrar and her colleagues at the documentary production company VIDEO Purple States knew that they wanted to make a movie about prison reentry. Continue reading ‘Parole Holds A Key To Reentry Puzzle’
Thomas Breen | Dec 18, 2017 3:19 pm | Comments (1)
For Lorenzo Jones, co-founder of the criminal-justice reform Katal Center, there is a big difference between being an advocate and being an organizer.
One strives for progress, the other for revolution.
Continue reading ‘Organizer Takes “Sawdust-On-Floor” Tack’
Thomas Breen | Dec 8, 2017 9:05 am | Comments (14)
Jackie Lucibello was serving a three-year sentence at the York Correctional Institution when she found out that her mother was dying from complications related to AIDS.
If Lucibello wanted to visit her mother in the hospital, she first had to be
“blackboxed.” Continue reading ‘Female Ex-Offenders Band Together’