Released from Rikers During a Pandemic
VICE looks at how NYC applied the housing first model and created a temporary re-entry program for inmates released from Rikers Island.
Earning Your Stripes
Want to know how make your mark in Prison? Three ex-inmates talk earning stripes in prison.
What does your first day in prison feel like? Three ex-inmates discuss their experiences.
A Day in South America’s “Most Humane” Prison
VICE en Español spent the day at Punta de Rieles, talking to inmates and learning about Uruguay's progressive "open" prison.
An Ex-Con's Journey Back to Prison: Revolving Doors
Filmmaker James Burns spent two years following Jason Bobbitt, an ex-convict and father of five who, despite attempts to retain meaningful employment, fails and returns to prison.
Escaping Prison with Dungeons & Dragons
All across America, hardened criminals are donning the cloaks of elves and slaying dragons all in orange jumpsuits, under blazing fluorescent lights and behind bars. We meet with two former cellmates in who played D&D together in maximum security pri