News, Reports and Testimony

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CANY in the news

CANY in the News

Commentary: “Shine a Light on Prisons,” letter to the editor from CANY Executive Director Jennifer Scaife in the New York Times

Commentary: “Demand transparency about what happens in prisons,” op-ed from CANY Executive Director Jennifer Scaife in the Albany Times Union

“The Tragedy of Mental Illness in American Prisons,” in The Atlantic

“Advocates campaign against solitary confinement in Eltingville with makeshift cell,” in The Staten Island Advance

“U.S. imprisons too many people,” guest commentary from James Connelly in the Adirondack Daily Express

“Release prisoners from solitary: This is psychological torture any way you put it,” guest commentary from Roger Clark in the New York Daily News

“Just Treatment: Exploring Cancer Care for Prisoners,” in Cure Today

“Empty Cribs in Prison Nurseries,” in Type Investigations

“Cameras Actually Tamed Attica, the Brutal Prison I Used to Call Home,” in Vice

”The Prosecution of Noor Salman, Pulse Shooter’s Widow, Highlights the Criminalization of Domestic Abuse Survivors,” in The Intercept

“Make no mistake, solitary confinement is torture,” guest commentary from Erika Bryant in the Democrat and Chronicle

“Tampons in the mail? Just the beginning of the change we need,” guest commentary from Anushay Hossain on CNN.com

“Solitary at Southport” on WBAI’s The Count (audio)

“Prison Contraband Seizures Up, Guards Say More Can Be Done,” in U.S. News and World Report

“Cuomo’s prison package crackdown is suspended,” in the Albany Times Union

“NY book ban to make prisons “safer” draws backlash,” in the HuffPost

“All They Want for Christmas Is a Limit on Solitary Confinement,” in The Nation

Reports

CANY’s Research and Reports

2019

Fact Sheet: Women’s Incarceration: the experience in New York’s prisons

2018

Issue Brief: People incarcerated in New York’s prisons: population profile and recent trends

Fact Sheet: Systemic issues with New York’s parole release process

Fact Sheet: Key health needs and challenges in New York’s prisons

Fact Sheet: Solitary confinement in New York’s prisons

Voices of Women in Isolated Confinement in New York’s Prisons

2017

Solitary at Southport: Data Analysis, Observations and First Hand Accounts of Solitary Confinement at one of New York’s Supermax Prisons

2016

First-Hand Accounts from People Incarcerated at Clinton Correctional Facility

2015

Reproductive Injustice in New York’s Prisons

Prison Monitoring Report: Clinton Correctional Facility

HIV Services for Women in New York’s Prisons

2014

Prison Monitoring Report: Attica Correctional Facility

Prison Monitoring Report: Greene Correctional Facility

2013

Women and the Search for Housing after Incarceration

Prison Monitoring Report: Woodbourne Correctional Facility

Evidence to Support Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility

2012

Policy Paper Outlining Recommendations to Improve Youth Justice

Prison Monitoring Report: Groveland Correctional Facility

Prison Monitoring Report: Fishkill Correctional Facility

Overview of Educational and Vocational Programming in New York’s Prisons

2011

Substance Abuse Treatment in New York’s Prisons: 2007 - 2010

Reentry Programs in New York State

Post-Conviction Barriers for Defendants Who Are Survivors of Domestic Violence

Prison Monitoring Report: Auburn Correctional Facility

2010

Proposals to Close Prisons, Cut Budgets and Build Communities

2009

Healthcare in New York’s Prisons: 2004 - 2007

Benefits of Higher Education in New York’s Prisons

2008

Policy Paper Urging Repeal of the Rockefeller Drug Laws

2007

Policy Paper Outlining Key Criminal Justice Issues in the 21st Century

Policy Paper Outlining Proposals for Juvenile Justice Reform in New York

Juvenile Justice Resource Guide

Fact Sheet: Women HIV and Hep C

2006

Fact Sheet: Women, Incarceration, Reentry and HIV

Collision of the Child Welfare System and the Incarceration of Mothers

2005

State of New York’s Prisons: 2002 - 2003

2004

Policy Paper Outlining Reasons to Close the Spofford Youth Jail

Mental Healthcare in New York’s Prisons

2003

Disciplinary Lockdown in New York’s Prisons

2002

State of New York’s Prisons: 1998 - 2001

Policy Paper Outlining Proposals to Rethink Juvenile Detention in New York

2001

Judges Speak Out against Rockefeller Drug Laws

2000

Healthcare in New York’s Prisons

Case Histories of Women Incarcerated under the Rockefeller Drug Laws

Testimony