Monitoring Visit to Sing Sing Correctional Facility: Correctional Association of New York Post-Visit Briefing and Recommendations

This post-visit briefing describes a monitoring visit to Sing Sing Prison (New York) in February 2022. CANY, along with its sister oversight bodies, the John Howard Association of Illinois and the Pennsylvania Prison Society, concentrated their monitoring efforts on the living conditions for incarcerated people, the quality of medical, dental, and mental health care, the accessibility of educational and vocational programming, and other factors. The team employed a variety of data collection methods, including the use of the Measure the Quality of Prison Life survey tool, designed in the United Kingdom and adapted for use in the U.S. This report describes the team’s findings and recommendations.

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