JDI Campaign April 4, 2016
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, JDI shared testimony from prisoner rape survivors about their time in solitary.
JDI Press Release March 24, 2016
The guidance sends the clearest message yet that current housing practices in prisons and jails are in violation of PREA and put transgender people at risk for sexual abuse.
JDI Press Release January 28, 2016
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, barely half of known staff perpetrators of sexual abuse in youth detention face any legal consequences. Even worse, some abusive staff are allowed to stay on the job.
JDI Press Release January 26, 2016
JDI applauds the President's executive action to curb the use of solitary confinement, a practice that has devastating consequences for prisoner rape survivors.
The Marshall Project December 28, 2015
The Marshall Project ran a feature on how, with help from JDI, Miami-Dade County's PREA program became a nationwide model.