A poem written by an Incarcerated Woman

Be still and know that I am God.  For in the beginning was the Word And the Word was God. But I found that odd cause in my beginning there was no Word and there was no God. There was only a young mom and dad with a bright future to be had. Add two girls, one […]

Clean Decisions Helps People Transition From Prison By Cleaning Kitchens

LAURA HAYES  FEB 10, 2015 4 PM It’s Friday night at 9 p.m. and a group of guys are game-planning their night out. But they’re not headed to dinner or drinks. Rather, they’re slated to clean the kitchens at food incubatorUnion Kitchen. They do this every Friday as employees of a new D.C. business called Clean Decisions, […]

From maximum security prison to tech entrepreneur

Staying in touch with loved ones while incarcerated is the ultimate lifeline, according Marcus Bullock, creator of photo postcard app, Flikshop. He would know. At the age of 15, Bullock was convicted for carjacking, attempted robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Tried as an adult, Bullock served eight years […]

Behind The Tablet

Behind the Tablet: Meet Alhaji As APDS’s Creative Director, it is my goal to document and share the visual story of our tablets and the impact they have on the lives of inmates and correctional staff. One of the facilities doing the most innovative work with our tablets is Montgomery County Corrections Facility, just outside […]