Tag: prisoners

Dr. Lois Farquharson, 91: A Woman in Need of Freedom
At the age of 91, Dr. Lois J. Farquharson is believed to be the oldest woman incarcerated in Pennsylvania.  She uses a wheelchair and experiences memory lapses from mild dementia.  Jane Keller, who has visited her monthly in prison for over twenty-five years, describes her as “compassionate, intelligent, well-educated, witty and gifted.”  Keller, a Quaker […]
Each One Teach One
Every dollar spent on correctional education programs, four to five dollars are saved. Community planning session working on the issue of the ‘prison pipeline’.
AR-CURE quarterly newsletter January 2016
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Della’s view on aging prisoners
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Shazzia’s story
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Shazzia's interest in prison issues comes from family experience
Farid on aging prisoners
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Farid from RAPP says he has first-hand experience with the pain of people aging in prison