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Beyond prisons

Breaking the cycle of crime and punishment.

American Gulag
by Jerome G. Miller
Why does the "home of the free" lock up 2 million men, women, boys, and girls-most of them people of color?
On the Day the Children Marched On the Day the Children Marched
by Reginald Sinclair Lewis
Children protest the scheduled execution of Reggie Lewis and march against capital punishment. Poetry.
Street Ministers
by Michael Jonas
In 1990 Boston had 152 killings; in 1999, the number had fallen to 30, not one of them a juvenile. Boston's nationally acclaimed approach to stemming gang violence and youth crime is examined.
Genesee Peacemakers
by Sarah van Gelder
Involving victims in the criminal justice system can lead to healing, community empowerment, and fewer repeated offenses.
War Games
by Carol Estes
the War on Drugs: the social cost of the drug war and the people in and out of the criminal justice system who are calling for an end to war.
Is It Time to Close the Prisons Discussion Guide
Have you, or has someone close to you, spent time in jail or prison? What was the experience like? How did it change you/them?
Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers
by Edgar S. Cahn
The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
Drama Behind Bars
by Zoot
Can an actor and playwright bring discipline and racial harmony to inmates of California's toughest prisons? Zoot helps prisoners in his drama program transform into "Urban Legends"
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