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22 07, 2017

From the Destruction of Riots Came Black Leadership in Newark


20 07, 2017

Community Wise


18 07, 2017

Ability to vote compromised for thousands behind bars


22 04, 2017

Announcing the March for Science: Week of Action


by March for Science

The March is just the beginning. Join the movement.

In the week following the March for Science (April 23-29), we will promote daily actions […]

3 03, 2017

Challenging Racial Disparities


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14 02, 2017

Scholars Behind Bars


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


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.

11 02, 2017

Community Wise Seeking Participant


Seeking men with a history of substance use disorders transitioning into Newark from incarceration (up to 4 years since release date) to participate in the evaluation of Community Wise, a new community based intervention to reduce substance use:

THE INTERVENTION: You will be randomized into receiving all or a combination of:

1) Group dialogue.

2) Personal goal development […]

9 02, 2017

Community Wise! An Art Exhibition and Fish Bowl Conversation Celebrating the U-M Bicentennial


Rogério M. Pinto, Assoc Prof of Social Work, U-M; Liliane Windsor, Asst Prof of Social Work, U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Warren Thompson, Pgm Director, Urban Renewal Community Corrections; Eric Anderson, Newark Community Collaborative Board

Burkle Painting
Join the SSW Faculty Allies for Diversity Committee to […]

29 11, 2016

Declaring Addiction a Health Crisis Could Change Criminal Justice


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