How Connecticut Reimagines Prison for Young Men
It is extraordinary that in less than two years, many of those ideas became a reality in Connecticut. Over the past 9 months, Vera has been proud to partner with CT DOC to design and implement this pilot unit for incarcerated young adults 18 to 25. It changes the culture of corrections by drawing on lessons from American juvenile justice, internati...
“Just Call Me Bala”
Remembering Malar Balasubramanian, 1976 - 2017
While Malar will be remembered for her generous and infectious spirit, she also serves as a reminder that mental health can be a lifelong struggle. Understanding issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide. If you see warning si...
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian Reporter is the newsletter of The Guardianship Project (TGP), a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice. In this newsletter you will learn about TGP staff and how the project is expanding in New York City. Readers will also learn about issues affecting adult guardianship as a whole, such as Falk’s Law, and the Elder Abus...