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.
April 10, 2013 | Story
Tracie McClendon-Cole was an accomplished lawyer, juvenile justice expert, and health equality advocate in Kansas City, Mo., when she became a Ladder to Leadership fellow to become an instrument of change in the community.
July 29, 2009 | Program Results Report
Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are released from prison, many with health, substance abuse, economic and family problems that need to be addressed in order for them to become productive, law-abiding members of society.