Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP)


release news

Release News is a CCSU student-run publication that aims to educate and engage the general public on systemic issues regarding criminal justice, incarceration, and re-entry – the people affected by the criminal justice system and the people who serve them on both a statewide and national scale. The goal of Release is to put a human face on the criminal justice system through a bimonthly online publication of narrative nonfiction pieces of varying styles such as profiles, cultural spotlights, investigative reports, and information graphics.

Managing Editor: Abigail Minor
Writers: Nikki A. Sambitsky, Carly Maher, Joseph L. Giasullo, and Carissa Barstis
Faculty Advisor: Tom Puleo

To learn more, please visit the Release website:

Hannah Hurwitz, Program Manager