Louisville Metro Government has a new corrections director. The new chief is Mark Bolton, who comes from Arizona, where he was the director of community corrections. Before that, he managed jails in Washington state and was an advisor for the Iraqi National Prison System.
Jails aren’t pretty, and their not supposed to be. But now jails have programs to help inmates turn their lives around, and in Louisville art is part of the mix. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jails across the country are overcrowded, and more than half of the 13 million people who are released from local jails… Continue reading Art Projects at Local Jail Reach Beyond the Bars