In life after prison, a former convict finds peace
The shrinking of the city’s prison population has given rise to a different kind of population -- people trying to find their way back into society after spending time behind bars.
Wrongly convicted getting a second chance at life
But the road to recovery, after decades in prison, is hard.
Life after a wrongful conviction
Jeffrey Deskovic is one of 1,934 of the wrongly convicted who have been released from prison. Rebuiliding his life is hard.
A second chance for formerly incarcerated women
The WPA helps women reunite with their children, find employment, and reestablish themselves after leaving the criminal justice system.
Emotion and anger at Rikers Island protest
Rikers Island has a notorious reputation.