SPN Directory

A state-by-state directory listing of organizations specializing in arts programming for and by incarcerated and nontraditional populations:

ALABAMA

Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project

CALIFORNIA

The Actors' Gang

Arts + Action News – Bay Area Independent Media Center

Cultural Odyssey

Each One Reach One

Insight-Out

Insight Prison Project

Jean Trounstine – Shakespeare Behind Bars

Judith Tannenbaum

Marin Shakespeare Company

The Medea Project

Performing Arts & Social Justice, University of San Francisco

Poetic Justice Project

Prison University Project

Shakespeare in Blue (Marin Shakespeare)

Spoon Jackson Realness Network

The Strindberg Laboratory

William James Association – Prison Arts Project

COLORADO

Art from Ashes

CONNECTICUT

Avodah Dance

Center for Prison Education – Wesleyan University

Judy Dworin Performance Project

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Free Minds Book Club

DELAWARE

Avodah Dance

Delaware Prison Arts Program

FLORIDA

ArtSpring, Inc.

GEORGIA

Reforming Arts

Synchronicity Theatre: Playmaking for Girls

ILLINOIS

Education Justice Project

The John Howard Association of Illinois

Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project

Still Point Theatre Collective of Chicago

Storycatchers Theatre

INDIANA

Shakespeare at Notre Dame

KANSAS

Arts in Prison

KENTUCKY

Peace Education Program

Shakespeare Behind Bars (KY)

Voices Inside

LOUISIANA

Families & Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children

The Graduates

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Drama Club

Resurrection after Exoneration

MASSACHUSETTS

Actors' Shakespeare Project – Incarcerated Youth at Play

Changing Lives Through Literature

Shakespeare & Company – Shakespeare in the Courts

MICHIGAN

Holland Restorative Circles

Humanity for Prisoners

Magenta Giraffe Theatre Company

The Prison Creative Arts Project

Shakespeare Behind Bars (MI)

MISSOURI

Arts in Prison, Inc.

Prison Performing Arts

NEW YORK

Avodah Dance

Bard College Prison Initiative

College & Community Fellowship

Cornell Prison Education Program

Drama Club NYC

The Innocence Project

Outside the Wire

The Possibility Project

Rehabilitation Through the Arts

Shakespeare Under Lock and Key

Voices Unbroken

NORTH CAROLINA

Community Arts Network

OHIO

Oberlin Drama at Grafton

OREGON

Open Hearts Open Minds

PENNSYLVANIA

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

RHODE ISLAND

Prison Mindfulness Institute

Space in Prison for the Arts and Creative Expression (SPACE)

VERMONT

Telling My Story

WISCONSIN

The Shakespeare Prison Project


NATIONAL

Prison Arts Coalition


INTERNATIONAL

Art and Culture in Prison Project (Italy)

Clinks (England + Wales)

Fine Cell Work (England)

Geese Theatre Company (England)

The John Howard Society (Canada)

London Shakespeare Workout Prison Project (England)

Pimlico Opera (England)

Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble (Australia)

Restorative Circles (England)

Scottish Prison Arts Network (Scotland)

SNAFU Dance Theatre (Canada)

Theatre of Witness (England)


MISCELLANEOUS

Best Colleges.com Criminal Justice Resources (training program)

Between the Bars (blog)

Change.org (activism platform)

Criminal Justice Degree (training program)

Criminal Justice Career Training (training program)

Denny Juvenile Justice Center Poetry Workshop (blog)

Discover Criminal Justice (directory of training programs)

National Endowment for the Arts – Arts in Corrections Resource Page (annotated bibliography)

The Prison Performance Network (database)

Prison Talk (web community)

Restorative Justice and Circles (blog)

Restorative Justice Online (database)