The Prison Radio Association

The Prison Radio Association

Charity information

The Prison Radio Association

The PRA is a prison-based charity that supports the rehabilitation of prisoners by broadcasting inspirational, informative and entertaining radio programmes designed to engage prisoners in activities and discussions that will increase their chances of living crime-free lives.
PRA is also launching an innovative new project, Straightline, an online media channel and smartphone app, providing vital support to former prisoners after their release.

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    The PRA is an award winning education charity that provides support, guidance and expertise to existing prison radio stations and advises prisons interested in setting up radio stations and radio training facilities.

    The PRA was established in response to a growing demand from prisons to engage in prison radio.

    The PRA is working on the development of a National Prison Radio Service, with the potential to reach every prisoner in England and Wales.

  • Aims

    The Prison Radio Association aims to:

    • To support the rehabilitation of prisoners in England and Wales and so contribute to a reduction in reoffending.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2006

    Registered Charity Number: 1114760

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 9

    Part time staff: 6

    Phone number: 02085886155

    Address: HMP Brixton SW2 5XF

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