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Faith-Based Initiatives and Prisons

  • By: Jamie L. Weldon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Faith-based initiatives operate in federal and state prisons across the United States. This entry describes faith-based prison initiatives and discusses key issues surrounding these programs. A summary of Kairos Prison Ministry, Horizon Communities, and Prison Fellowship is provided, ...

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