Latest CA Report: "Solitary at Southport"

"Solitary at Southport" a 2017 report featuring first-hand accounts of life at a New York supermax prison used almost exclusively for solitary confinement, is available to download.

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The Correctional Association of New York Names Jennifer Scaife as Executive Director

New York, NY – March 19, 2018– The Board of Directors of The Correctional Association of New York has appointed Jennifer Scaife as its new Executive Director. Scaife, who brings to this position an extensive history of engagement and experience in criminal justice reform in both California and New York, most recently has served as the Executive Director of Prevention, Diversion, and Reintegration in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.Read More

The Rise in Women’s Incarceration and the Gender Informed Practice Assessment

The United States has 5% of the world’s women, and 33% of its incarcerated women. Women’s imprisonment rose 700% nationally between 1980 and 2014, and women of color are disproportionately arrested and incarcerated. In response to this dramatic increase, the National Institute of Corrections and the National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women worked to develop effective practices for women’s prisons through a Gender Informed Practice Assessment tool, known as GIPA.Read More

Correctional Association of New York: Newsletter Fall-Winter 2018

CA BULLETIN: News and Views from the Correctional Association of New York ____________________________________________________________________________   CANY Newsletter Fall-Winter 2017-2018Read More

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