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READ ABOUT PRISON ARTS PROGRAMS, RECIDIVISM & THE SCIENCE OF MUSIC
 

aipARTS IN PRISON, INC.
The East Hills Singers is run by Arts in Prison, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization based in Overland Park, Kansas. The mission of AIP is to use the arts to inspire positive change in the incarcerated, to reduce the rate of recidivism, and to reconnect ex-offenders with their communities. Arts in Prison, Inc. is funded by private donations, corporations and grants. Donations can be made out to: Arts in Prison Inc. and sent to: Arts in Prison, Inc., P.O. Box 23502, Overland Park, KS 66283
http://www.artsinprison.org
 

 
ARTICLES

State of Recidivism: The Revolving Door of America’s Prisons
http://www.pewtrusts.org/uploadedFiles/wwwpewtrustsorg/Reports/sentencing_and_corrections/State_Recidivism_Revolving_Door_America_Prisons%20.pdf

The Prison Arts Coalition
http://theprisonartscoalition.com

Music structure determines heart rate variability of singers
http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00334/abstract

When choirs sing many hearts beat as one
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/07/09/200390454/when-choirs-sing-many-hearts-beat-as-one

Singing changes your brain
http://ideas.time.com/2013/08/16/singing-changes-your-brain/