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09.04.2015

Women in Prison Project (WIPP) Brochure

Under unique statutory authority granted to the CA in 1846, WIPP monitors conditions in women’s prisons in New York, a role played by no other group in the country. WIPP coordinates the Coalition for Women Prisoners, a statewide alliance of more than 1,800 people, and carries out advocacy campaigns to reform harmful criminal justice policies.Read More

06.04.2015

Ending the barbaric practice of shackling incarcerated pregnant women

Watch the Correctional Association’s video about the barbaric – and illegal – shackling of incarcerated women during childbirth. In 2009 New York enacted a statute restricting the use of shackles on women during childbirth. The law bans outright the use of restraints on women throughout labor, delivery and recovery “after giving birth,” which is meant to cover at least the duration of a woman’s stay at the hospital. Read More

02.07.2013

NYS Public Protection Committee Budget Hearing: February 6, 2013

The Correctional Association testified about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Fiscal Year 2013-14 proposed budget for public protection, focusing on his proposal to close two women’s prisons, Bayview and Beacon Correctional Facilities. Our testimony expresses the concern that closing Bayview and Beacon Correctional Facilities will eliminate some of the most effective opportunities incarcerated women have to maintain family ties and prepare for a successful reentry.Read More

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07.01.2012

CA Bulletin: Summer 2012

In this issue; The Close to Home Initiative: youth leaders speak out; The Prison Rape Elimination Act; Welcome to CA’s new staff and board membersRead More

01.19.2012

Senator Declares “Desperate Need for DVSJA”

Legislators respond to the award-winning film "Crime After Crime" and encourage advocates to act in support of the DVSJA. Read More

01.19.2012

Senator Declares “Desperate Need for DVSJA”

On January 19th at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, legislators and advocates viewed Crime After Crime. The co-sponsors of the DVSJA gave inspiring speeches and encouraged advocates to act now. Jesenia Santana from STEPS to End Family Violence explained how to get involved in the DVSJA Campaign and the real need for the proposed legislation.Read More

09.01.2010

CA Bulletin: Fall 2010

In this issue; A Fair Chance for Families Separated by Prison; 1844 Medal and Art for Justice Benefit; Spotlight on Juvenile Justice ProjectRead More

06.25.2010

A Fair Chance

A slideshow created by James Trory (http://www.jamestrory.com ) and the Women in Prison Project of the Correctional Association of New York about families separated by prison.Read More

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01.01.2010

CA Bulletin: Winter 2010

In this issue; Crisis in the Juvenile Prisons; CA 2010 Policy Agenda; Drop the Rock Advocacy DayRead More

09.01.2009

CA Bulletin: Fall 2009

In this issue; Unshackling pregnant women; Major prison healthcare victory; New direction for Drop the RockRead More