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Issue 40, March 2015 – Prisons and Justice?Issue 40 Cover

We are proud to kick off our 20th anniversary year with this rich and inspiring issue on prisons, which includes heartfelt exposés of what it is like to be in prison or to have a family member in prison, thoughtful analyses of everything from addiction to the death penalty to the roots of racial disparities in the criminal justice system. Our contributors show how people have fought for their humanity, lobbied for more contact with loved ones, won the right not to be shackled during labor, become readers and students and advocates while incarcerated, and explored alternatives to incarceration. Continue reading


Join us on March 27, 2015, at noon for a free webinar, which introduces you to the new “Prisons and Justice?” issue of The Change Agent. Click here to register!

It’s our birthday! This year marks The Change Agent’s 20th anniversary. Over the years, we have received many gifts, and we have much to give back in the coming year. Find out more here.

The new Call for Articles is posted and we are now accepting submissions for the Fall issue of The Change Agent. The theme is Celebrations! Read the full Call for Articles for writing prompts and submission guidelines. Submission deadline: May 5, 2015.

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