2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Aug
04
2021

Articles About prison reform

  • Prisons hit hard by COVID-19

    The high number of COVID-19 cases being reported in the state’s prisons is of grave concern for Yellow Springs residents who volunteer in area facilities or have family members who are incarcerated.

  • Story Chain connects incarcerated parents with their children

    Local resident Jonathan Platt started Story Chain, a project that helps inmates in local correctional facilities connect with their children through the stories they record themselves reading. Platt has run the program at several local prisons and jails, including the Greene County Jail. (Photo by Morgan Beard)

    Krista Vandyke was a participant in Story Chain, a program that gives inmates the opportunity to read to their children from the confines of incarceration.