by Douglas Cupery, Church Mobilization Director at Crossroads Prison Ministries At Crossroads Prison Ministries, we are keenly aware of the many challenges that mass incarceration poses to the thousands of men and women we serve—and to our nation. In anticipation of the Christian Community [...]Read More
Is there hope to end mass incarceration?
I occasionally speak to churches and other Christian gatherings about my research, on the history of American religion, crime, and punishment. After I walk through the history of Christian contributions to the creation and maintenance of America’s systems of mass incarceration, I often receive some [...]Read More
Addressing issues of Justice, Incarceration, and ReEntry through Innovation and Partnerships
By Charles Cheek, CCDA Hampton Roads Local Network Connector The Hampton Roads Christian Community Development Network's focus on addressing Justice System issues is multi-layered and is developed around partnerships and assisting in developing and supporting existing resources where needed. [...]Read More
A Rock In a Weary Land
A Rock in a Weary Land The churches call to action an Era of Mass-Reintegration By. Rev. Dr. Lori E. Banfield Exodus 13:17-18 NLTGod said, “If the people are faced with a battle, they might change their minds and return to Egypt.” So God led them in a roundabout way through the wilderness [...]Read More