How to Get Involved



  • Attend a monthly general body meeting. We meet each month to discuss criminal justice issues or to listen to experts on the topic. 







  • For community members: if you are a community member interested in joining or working with the Prison Project, email us at




    • Join one of our Public Relations committee to help curate the materials we distribute in the newsletter and social media and keep our members informed on criminal justice issues. If interested, email us at




    • In addition to joining the email list, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date with the latest news. Socials are also linked in the icons at the bottom. 
      • Facebook: Vanderbilt Prison Project
      • Twitter: @VUPrisonProject
      • Instagram: @vuprisonproject






    • For more information about who we are and what we do, visit the “About Us” tab. 




    • Volunteer at the Dismas House. Each week a group of students gather to prepare and enjoy a meal with the residents of the Dismas House which is just a short walk from campus. Link below. 

    Dismas Sign Up