EAD 2015 Promotional Resources
EAD National Gathering Brochure and 2015 Insert
Print out copies of the brochure and year-specific theme insert to share with your communities or send copies of the electronic PDF.
Time is Money: Who’s Making a Buck Off Prisoners’ Families?
The Center for Public Integrity traveled around the U.S. to investigate the growing web of prison bankers, private vendors and corrections agencies … and how they profit off the innocent by shifting costs onto inmates’ families.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prisons
From July 2014
America’s prisons are broken. Just ask John Oliver and several puppets. In his usual way, John Oliver raises serious issues with a comedic twist.
Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform
From The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Usually bitter adversaries, Koch Industries and the Center for American Progress have found at least one thing they can agree on: The nation’s criminal justice system is broken.
“When I Was In Prison….”: Our Faith And The Criminal Justice System
March 10, 2015
Written by Sandy Sorensen
Deeply connected to the recently renewed dialogue about the criminal justice system and the pressing need to address the reality of mass incarceration are issues at the core of our faith tradition. Our understandings of justice, healing, restoration, reconciliation, redemption and transformation are important spiritual resources for us as we wrestle with these issues. Indeed, as people of faith, we are called to this conversation in a significant way, on multiple levels of systemic change, public policy change and individual change.
The teachings of the Gospel particularly challenge us to engage these realities in ways that take us beyond the surface and into true encounter with Jesus.