covid

WA Prisons Expanded Gradual Reentry. COVID Is an Excuse to Block Us.

In 2018, the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) implemented a Graduated Reentry (GRE) program, allowing eligible prisoners to serve…

February 25, 2022

Federal Prisons Director to Resign Amid Staff Corruption, COVID Failures

Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal is resigning in the wake of highly publicized allegations against BOP staff, including…

January 7, 2022

Global COVID Vaccination Rates for People in Prison Remain Far Too Low

On December 14, Harm Reduction International (HRI) and Penal Reform International (PRI)—two non-governmental organizations based in the United Kingdom that…

December 15, 2021

“Good Behavior” Gets Us Early Release—If Corrections Decides to Honor It

Twenty-two-year-old Angel Rosso has been incarcerated in Washington state since 2018. His release date was set for January 2023. But,…

December 9, 2021

One Year Into COVID, Methadone Deliveries Show the Way Forward

Created in the spring of 2020, the New York City Methadone Delivery System (MDS) was the first program of its…

April 22, 2021