A harm reduction collective works to meet people who use drugs "where they're at," not just metaphorically, but geographically.
When Government Came to Main Street
The Bronx County Building embodies the New Deal era's ideals of robust government presence in everyday life, for better and worse.
We're About Getting People Free, Period
With the pandemic churning inside city jails, a proliferation of mutual aid networks are crowdsourcing funds to get as many people out of pretrial detention as they can. We hear from organizers of COVID Bail Out NYC about what securing someone else's freedom really means.
Reentry: Start Here
People returning to city life after time in prison will soon be able to find help at some branch libraries. How can designers help librarians create life-saving connections?
Formerly incarcerated people reassemble their lives at the Castle, a singular housing facility and a supportive home base created by The Fortune Society.
Where School Meets Prison
As police personnel and machinery have settled into New York City schools, the line between school discipline and criminal punishment has become blurry.
Where Care Meets Confinement
For doctors trying to provide mental health care to people who are incarcerated or detained by the New York City Department of Corrections, city jails pose a challenge — and provide an opportunity.
Policing Is an Information Business
The NYPD vaunts crime mapping technologies from CompStat maps to a vast networked surveillance infrastructure. Who benefits?
The CompStat Evangelist Consultant World Tour
28 maps track the networks of consultancy through which CompStat's architects spread the gospel — often for a tidy fee.