This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
June 13, 2013 | New Public Health Post
A White House “Champions of Change” event yesterday honored 12 men and women who spent their careers improving the lives of children who have a parent in prison. Sesame Street released a toolkit to be distributed to jails, schools and therapists.
September 1, 2013 | Report
A workshop summary reports on the health of people in prison, their health care, and the effects of incarceration on public health.
One of 10 Forward Promise Innovation Grantees, the Evergreen State College’s educational program, Gateways, offers incarcerated youth the opportunity and support they need to complete their education.
April 27, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
For National Minority Health Month, RWJF Scholar Elizabeth Barnert blogs on the need to recognize to address the impact of incarceration on minority health.
April 25, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
For National Minority Health Month blog carnival, Raymond Perry blogs on serving minority communities.
September 10, 2012 | Grantee
Learn how Better Futures Enterprises gives ex-offenders a chance to become productive and valued members of society and connects them with the resources they need—housing, jobs, healthcare, and a supportive community.
April 1, 2014 | Report
How the legal system can exacerbate underlying trauma in children—and recommendations for how the child welfare and juvenile justice systems can avoid it.