While America has the largest prison population in the world, at least 17 states have reduced their prison capacity since 2011. This has happened for a number of reasons, from budget cuts to a decrease […]
Cody Oxendine grew up in a small town in North Carolina dominated by gangs. He joined a gang at a young age and his activities landed him in juvenile court for two counts of simple […]
Gainesville Correctional Institution, a medium and minimum-security state prison in Gainesville, Florida, closed on March 23, 2012. The Alachua Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry opened a one-stop center for services including meals, bus passes, […]
The Armory Arts Village is a bold, innovative community redevelopment project that uses arts, culture, creativity and innovation as a catalyst for reinventing the community of Jackson and the surrounding region.