Photo story: The Women’s Prison Association’s Hopper Home in New York

I visited the Women’s Prison Association, a nonprofit that works with criminal justice involved women, last week while on a reporting trip in New York. The WPA runs an alternative to incarceration program for women called JusticeHome. As I arrived, I was amazed to discover that the WPA’s offices are located in an historical row house called the Isaac T. Hopper Home, built in the late 1830s and retaining much of its original charm. The house now serves as a transitional women’s shelter. Fun fact: Some scenes from the Coen Brothers’ film “Inside Llewlyn Davis” were filmed at the house.

Here, a photo story on Hopper House I completed as part of the final project for my digital journalism course at Northeastern.


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