Mass Incarceration Reports

The Prison Policy Institute has issued an annual “Mass Incarceration: the Whole Pie” report since 2014. An additional groundbreaking PPI report was recently issued called “Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2023.” Data about women prisoners are often hard to find on the 172,700 women and girls incarcerated in the USA. More information will be presented by Katy Dickinson in "Women of Faith in Jail” at the GTU Graduate Student Conference: Women and Religion, at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, on 28 April 2023.

St. Joan’s Chapel

The Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real (ECR) parishes have had active jail ministries in Santa Clara County for over sixty years. In 2022, we created Saint Joan's Chapel to expand and coordinate services to the community of inmates and those in reentry and recovery in our county. St. Joan's Chapel is named in honor of Saint Joan of Arc (1412-1431). Click to keep reading...

Inspiration Inside

For chaplains meeting by Zoom with county jail inmates, here are some music selections and inspiring talks that may fit in well with your presentations. Click to keep reading...

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