September 22, 2022 — Prison Journalism Project (PJP), a national initiative that trains incarcerated writers to be journalists and publishes their stories, has received the Community Champion Award in the small newsroom division from the Institute of Nonprofit News (INN) for its printed newspaper PJPxInside.
Designed by Cait Palmiter and edited by PJP Director Kate McQueen, PJPxInside was lauded as “a model for other marginalized communities.”
PJP was one of 28 individuals and news organizations out of over 400 entries to be honored by the 2022 Nonprofit News Awards or INNYs. PJP Co-Founder and Executive Director Yukari Kane received honorable mention for the Nonprofit Newcomer of the Year category.
About Prison Journalism Project
Prison Journalism Project is a national, independent, nonpartisan initiative that trains incarcerated writers in the tools of journalism and helps them reach an outside audience via their own publication as well as through partnerships with mainstream media organizations.