Lawrence Bartley is the Director of “News Inside,” the Izzy Award-winning, print publication of The Marshall Project which is distributed in hundreds of prisons and jails throughout the United States. He holds an advanced degree in Professional Studies from New York Theological Seminary and a B.S. from Mercy College. Bartley serves on the Board of Directors of the Prisoner Legal Services and Rehabilitation Through the Arts, and on the advisory board for the Parole Preparation Project and Panacea Video. Previously, Lawrence co-founded Forgotten Voices and its successor Voices From Within, which highlights individual stories of redemption through short film. Lawrence is an accomplished public speaker and writer who has provided multimedia content for CNN, PBS, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, the NY Emmy-winning three-part series “Drama in the Big House", NPR’s “All Things Considered,” WNYC’s Death, Sex and Money podcast, TED and more.
News Inside knows that political debates are always taking place behind the wall, even after the presidential election. That’s why Issue 6 is full of information that will help folks inside strengthen their arguments.