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Beyond Bars Summit features Piper Kerman

Beyond Bars Summit

The number of women admitted to prison in West Virginia is one of the highest in the country, having increased 677.5% since 1989, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Two years ago, West Virginia University Reed College of Media faculty and students embarked on a project to explore this high incarceration rate and to share the stories of formerly incarcerated women and advocate for change.

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