Correctional Association inducted to The Giving Library as a high-impact criminal justice organization
The Correctional Association is honored to have been selected as an inductee to The Giving Library, a new innovative platform for high-impact non-profit organizations to share their message with a wider audience.
The Giving Library offers philanthropists an innovative way to enhance their strategic charitable giving by exploring the library’s online archive of video interviews to locate, study, compare and engage with hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country. The Giving Library provides the Correctional Association and other high-impact organizations the opportunity to increase overall visibility and enhance relationships with peer organizations and philanthropists.
Executive Director, Soffiyah Elijah states “we are honored and deeply grateful that the Correctional Association was among the innovative non-profits selected for this wonderful opportunity to connect with philanthropists and peer non-profits critical in our work to build a better, safer, more compassionate society.”
Check out The Giving Library’s online video interview of our Executive Director, Soffiyah Elijah, highlighting the Association’s innovative and progressive work below:
Visit the CA’s page on The Giving Library here and share with your social networks.
This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project. It was January 2006, and Josef Kirk Fischl was tucked away behind a 30-foot-high gray wall in C Block, one of Attica Correctional Facility’s toughest cellblocks. He had already served more than 16 years on a 25-to-life bid for a murder he committed when he was [...]Read More
New York State Public Protection Budget Hearing:Testimony of The Correctional Association of New York Testimony of The Correctional Association of New York Regarding the New York State Executive Budget Proposals State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 January 30, 2018
New York State Public Protection Budget Hearing: Testimony of The Correctional Association of New York Regarding the New York State Executive Budget Proposals State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 January 30, 2018 The Correctional Association of New York (“the CA”) is an independent, non-profit organization founded by concerned citizens in 1844 and granted unique authority by the [...]Read More
Reports & Research
“Solitary at Southport: A 2017 Report Based Upon the Correctional Association’s Visits, Data Analysis, & First-Hand Accounts of the Torture of Solitary Confinement from One of New York’s Supermax Prisons”
“The isolation itself is torture. Mentally and emotionally, it breaks you down. Spiritually it strips you. The way it is built is to break you down as a person and push your family away.” From “Solitary at Southport” Solitary confinement is torture. New York State subjects people to solitary confinement and other forms of isolation [...]Read More