Marshall Project Originals
Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop.
With renewed purpose, Issue 14 of News Inside goes the extra yard to deliver information behind bars.
Being a Prison Firefighter Taught Me to Save Lives
I first joined the San Quentin fire department to get my own room, eat well and train dogs. It ended up being the most important experience of my life.
License to Clip
A movement to let the formerly incarcerated cut hair and drive taxis is gaining ground.
When Your Prison Becomes Your Paycheck
Some states are welcoming back ex-offenders to work behind bars.
Hot Chicken, Fair Chance
At an Ohio eatery, patrons get Nashville-style hot chicken and the formerly-incarcerated get a fair shot at employment.
To Be Good Employees, the Formerly Incarcerated Must First Become Bosses
For the incarcerated, personal agency is a deciding factor in success after release.
Seven Things to Know About Repeat Offenders
A new report looks at recidivism among inmates released from federal prisons.