October 3rd Summary

NBC- Big business of selling apps and email services to prisoners

A questionable practice, but certainly better than the phone services provided.

Arkansas CURE is circulating a petition to mandate the AK corrections system to follow FCC recommendations for phone services.

Just Policy Institute circulates infographics about correctional disparities in Maryland

That Nation- Why Prisons Thrive Even When Budgets Shrink

Brooklyn Museum – “Unshackled:Women Speak Out on Mass Incarceration and Reproductive Justice”

NPR- new book by  Nell Berstein- “Burning Down The House: The End of Juvenile Prison”

I haven’t taken time to read it myself but! Curious if people feel it yields any new insight.

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