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22 07, 2017

From the Destruction of Riots Came Black Leadership in Newark

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20 07, 2017

Community Wise

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18 07, 2017

Ability to vote compromised for thousands behind bars

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14 02, 2017

Scholars Behind Bars

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Notes from the Field

a one-woman show written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Leonard Foglia
Second Stage Theatre’s Tony Kiser Theatre, New York City, November 2–December 18, 2016
Anna Deavere Smith in [...]
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11 02, 2017

Integrity House Offers New Treatment Model for Previously Incarcerated People

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By Seth Ferranti  02/07/17

Community Wise was designed to be effective with those who use substances to cope with marginalized and oppressive conditions such as poverty, racism, classism, and sexism.

29 11, 2016

Declaring Addiction a Health Crisis Could Change Criminal Justice

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The surgeon general’s new approach on substance abuse has policy implications for law enforcement. Direct Link

A participant in a drug-rehabilitation program called Peer 1 stands outside the federal prison in Englewood, Colorado.Rick Wilking / Reuter
25 10, 2016

Let’s quit abusing drug users

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Carl Hart, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Columbia University, offers a provocative, evidence-based view of addiction and discusses how it should impact drug policy.

24 10, 2016

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

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24 10, 2016

Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow” – 2013 George E. Kent Lecture

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24 10, 2016

13th

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13TH is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which theoretically outlawed slavery.